Latest PSN User Figures Released

One of the PlayStation 3’s most enticing aspects is its completely free PlayStation Network service. Free is obviously a much better deal than Xbox Live’s $50-a-year price tag. Since the PlayStation Network launched along site the PS3, the service is still very young and growing steadily. SCEA CEO Jack Tretton has revealed the latest PSN user statistics.

SCEA’s President and CEO, Jack Tretton, has spoken to the PlayStation Nation by releasing the latest up-to-date PlayStation Network users, via the PS Blog:

We’ve also successfully established that we’re not just a disc-based powerhouse, but we’re also a digital powerhouse. PlayStation Network experienced huge growth last year, marking its best revenue month in December – a 155% increase in sales from the previous year. More than 40 million of you all over the world are coming to PlayStation Network to access multimedia content and to enhance your social gaming experiences.

Great stuff, although many users create multiple accounts mainly for a different region PlayStation Store, so you’d have to take that into account as well.

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