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PS4's 5.3 Million In Global Revenue

Mar 20, 2014 11:23 AM EDT

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PS4 Reached 5.3 Million In Global Revenue. PS4 delivers next-generation gaming for Android mobile gamers. “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.”

“The PS4 system’s momentum just keeps growing,” Andrew House, chief executive of Sony’s game operation, said in the statement. “I am thrilled that so many customers around the globe have continued to select PS4 as the best place to play.”

The device features remote play, Wi-Fi, console records video and enhanced connectivity functionalities. Opportunities in digital are continuing to grow within the gaming market. 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.

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The merging of TVs and gaming is changing. "There should be over 150 million online console gamers globally by 2017 as well, so the opportunity to sell these gaming enthusiasts digital assets through Wii U, Xbox One, and PlayStation 4 consoles will be substantially larger than it is today," "The number of Web-connected consoles should top 200 million worldwide by 2017, making these appliances a key on-ramp for not only big budget and indie games but a wide variety of multimedia and social applications and services," stated Lewis Ward, IDC Research Manager.

S4 sales in the U.S. were almost double those of its nearest next-generation competitor, Sony said earlier this month, citing NPD Group Inc. Combined sales of the PS4 and its predecessor, the PlayStation 3, surpassed all other platforms in January, Sony said.

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