Throughout CES 2020 earlier this yr, Sony introduced that the estimated sell-through numbers for PlayStation four software program sat at 1.15 billion as of December 31, 2019. Within the weeks since then, the corporate has up to date sport gross sales knowledge for PS4, based mostly on extra figures from retailers and the PlayStation Retailer. Now, Sony estimates 1.181 billion video games have really been bought on the platform as of December 31, 2019.
Sony Interactive Leisure shared the brand new figures in a press launch, citing a need to keep up accuracy as motive for the replace. Whereas that is certainly spectacular, it’s price noting these numbers are an estimate gathered from SIE’s personal analysis. The corporate’s overview moreover clarifies that gross sales of add-on content material don’t rely in direction of the cumulative variety of sold-through items.
Precise figures have been gathered in response to the next:
Japan figures are from February 22, 2014 to December 31, 2019North America figures are from November 15, 2013 to December 31, 2019Latin America figures are from November 29, 2013 to December 31, 2019Europe figures are from November 29, 2013 to December 31, 2019Asia figures are from December 17, 2013 to December 31, 2019
Sony’s reported knowledge additionally makes be aware of final yr’s gross sales figures across the similar time interval. Reportedly, as of December 31, 2018, PS4 sport gross sales had topped 924 million worldwide (as of the newly up to date estimates offered). This implies an estimated 257 million PS4 video games have been bought all through 2019 .
Together with the PS5 brand reveal, this yr’s CES convention additionally noticed the corporate reveal that 106 million PS4 consoles had been bought since launch. PlayStation VR isn’t any slouch both, at the moment sitting at over 5 million items bought since its 2016 launch. Moreover, PSN boasts 103 million month-to-month energetic customers; 38.eight million of them are PS Plus subscribers.
[Source: Sony Interactive Entertainment]