After selling more than 6.2 million PlayStation 4s between November 20 and January 1, Sony has announced that lifetime PS4 sales are now over 53.4 million, as of January 1, 2017. Back in early December, more than 50 million PS4s had been sold.
The holiday season (November 20 to January 1) was also strong for PS4 software sales, with more than 50.4 million games sold worldwide through retail stores and the PlayStation Store.
Launched in May, Uncharted 4: A Thief’s End sold through more than 8.7 million copies globally through retail stores and the PlayStation Store, as of December 21, 2016. It moved more than 2.7 million copies in its first week.
Sony Interactive Entertainment President Andrew House said:
We are truly grateful for the tremendous support from our fans and partners, which has helped to make this holiday season one of the best in our history. We will aim to continue the momentum this year by broadening the PS4 title portfolio, further enriching the revolutionary gaming experiences on PlayStation VR and high quality gaming experience on PlayStation 4 Pro, while also expanding network services. We will remain steadfast in making the PS4 the best place to play.
Sony didn’t say how many PSVRs were sold last year.
Uncharted: The Lost Legacy, a standalone story chapter, is releasing in 2017.