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PLAYSTATION 4 2014 Sales So Far Have Exceeded Expectations

Feb 25, 2014 12:58 PM EST

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PLAYSTATION 4 (PS4) Sales Exceeded in 2014. Sales of PlayStation 4 reached 4.2 million for earlier this year. “The momentum of the PS4 system keeps getting stronger and we couldn’t be more thrilled gamers worldwide are enjoying the incredibly immersive gaming experiences along with deep social capabilities and entertainment provided by our network,” said Andrew House, President and Group CEO of Sony Computer Entertainment Inc. “After a remarkable launch, we look forward to bringing even more exciting content and continuing to explore the power of the PS4 system by adding new features and services, including PlayStation Now, in 2014.”

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The PS4 system is available in 53 countries and territories globally. PS4’s top selling games included Call of Duty: Ghosts from Activision, Assassin’s Creed IV Black Flag from Ubisoft, Battlefield 4 and FIFA 14 from Electronic Arts Inc., and Killzone Shadow Fall. Global PS Plus subscriptions increased by more than 90% since the PS4 launch.

“PlayStation 4 is specifically designed so people can share their gaming experiences and interest in streaming live gameplay has surpassed our wildest expectations,” said Shuhei Yoshida, President of Sony Computer Entertainment Worldwide Studios. “We’re very excited to see gamers embrace live streaming from their PS4 system and we look forward to seeing how PlayStation gamers advance social gaming in the coming years.”

More than 1.7 million gameplay broadcasts currently have been streamed from PS4 systems. The company also announced global sales of the PlayStation 4 exclusive title, KILLZONE SHADOW FALL, exceeded 2.1 million units as of January 15, 2014. The award-winning franchise is aimed to provide users a rich gaming experience.

“I am thrilled that so many users have been enjoying KILLZONE SHADOW FALL since the launch of PS4,” said Shuhei Yoshida, President of Sony Computer Entertainment Worldwide Studios (SCE WWS). “This title fully embraces the creativity of the development team at Guerrilla Games*2 based in the Netherlands, and is a great representation of what SCE WWS has to offer. SCE will continue to deliver exciting software titles, and is currently developing more than 30 titles including DRIVECLUB™, inFAMOUS Second Son™ and The Order: 1886™, which offer entertainment experiences only possible on PS4.”

The PS4 system is expanding in 2014. The PS4 system’s growth areas will include its social capabilities and games portfolio along with developing brand new franchises including Destiny™ from Activision, Watch_Dogs™ from Ubisoft Entertainment, and The Order 1886™,and DriveClub™ from SCE WWS. The company reports that the titles showcase the power of the PS4 system with breathtaking graphics and breakthrough gameplay experiences.

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