Shortly after news broke of how the PlayStation 4 surpassed the PSP to become the highest selling system debut in the UK, and beat the Xbox One by about 100,000 units in their respective launch weeks, Sony UK’s Managing Director Fergal Gara sent out this statement (via MCV):
We are delighted by the initial sales of PS4 and are proud to have set new records for a UK console launch.
In particular, I want to thank all the gamers who have waited patiently for PS4 and who have come out to support PlayStation. I also want to thank all of our retail and publishing partners who have helped make this possible by delivering huge sales in a very short period of time and great games for PS4.
Since the initial announcement back in February, pre-orders for PS4 have surpassed all expectations and we continue to work hard to fulfill the remainder of these pre-orders and to deliver additional consoles to the market for the many more gamers who want a PS4. Substantial further volumes of PS4 will arrive in the UK before Christmas.
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