posted by Deborah D. McAdams /
04.17.2014 09:43 AM
Sony PS4 Sales Surpass 7 Million Units
135 million shares captures
TOKYO—Sony Computer Entertainment
Inc. announced that the PlayStation4 cumulatively sold through more than 7 million
units globally as of April 6, 2014.
More than 20.5 million
copies of PS4 software had sold in retail stores worldwide and through digital downloads on
PlayStationStore as of April 13, 2014. Approximately 120 titles are available or coming in 2014. The PS4 system’s games portfolio will continue to expand with titles such as Destiny (Activision), The Elder Scrolls Online (Bethesda), Alien: Isolation (Sega), NBA 2K15 (2K), Watch_Dogs (Ubisoft Entertainment), #DriveClub (SCE WWS), MLB 14: The Show (SCE WWS) and The Order 1886
(SCE WWS). The independent development community continues to deliver new titles for PS4. Upcoming games for 2014 include N++ (Metanet Software), Galak-Z: The Dimensional (17 Bit Games), Transistor (Supergiant Games), Secret Ponchos (Switchblade Monkeys Entertainment), The Witness (Thekla, Inc.), Octodad: Dadliest Catch (Young Horses) and Daylight (Zombie Studios).
The integrated social capabilities of PS4 continue to be utilized, Sony said. More than 135 million shares
have been captured via the “share” button on the wireless controller. Broadcasting via video streaming platforms Twitch and
Ustream continues its growth with more than 4.9 million
gameplay broadcasts and nearly 90 million spectate sessions.
PS4 owners are also using broadcasting features only possible on
PlayStation. Interactive streaming, which allows spectators to join
sessions or interact with broadcasted games and affect gameplay by
increasing or reducing obstacles and challenges, is exclusively
available in certain titles out now, including Dynasty Warriors 8: Xtreme Legends Complete Edition (Tecmo Koei Games, Ltd.) and Dead Nation: Apocalypse Edition (SCE WWS).
The PS4 system is currently available in 72 countries.