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The PS4 has now sold 2.1M hardware units worldwide
The PS4 has now sold 2.1M hardware units worldwide
December 3, 2013 | By Mike Rose

December 3, 2013 | By Mike Rose
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Newsbrief: Following the news that the PlayStation 4 sold 1 million hardware units in its first 24 hours on sale in the U.S., Sony has now revealed that worldwide sales of the new console have surpassed 2.1 million.

The console was released on November 29 in Europe and Australasia, two weeks after it launched in the U.S., and has sold 700,000 units in its opening weekend across those regions. The PS4 also launched in Latin America on the same date.

Sony also noted that the "Share" functionality of the PlayStation 4 is getting a workout, with 6.5 million shares captured worldwide to date.


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Jarod Smiley
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Keep making them Sony, produce enough units and you can sell 3 million by the end of the year, even surpassing the 5 million forecast by March 2014.

I just hope Infamous and Drive Club are great titles, that's when I'm picking up mine. Knack will likely be on PS+ by then hopefully to round out my day one library.

Jonathan Murphy
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I'm waiting for January. Yes people are buying the console, but it's severely lacking in games. Hurry up and launch Gakai, Sony. Right now they are selling systems on faith. The PS3 did that and the results were horrible long term. Full backwards compatibility would only help.

Dane MacMahon
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Every console is bought on faith, let's be honest. At least in the first year or two.

Omar Gonzalez
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I found the Xbox One launch line up more appealing, thou probably not good enough to justify a purchase.

Jonathan Murphy
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LOL! No that's not true. When the SNES launched it wasn't on faith. People are being conditioned to expect less and pay more. It's a suicidal combo that ruined the music and comic industry back in the day.

People are very fickle when it comes to buying things they don't need. Reminder, they don't need to buy consoles. They don't need to buy games. We give them reasons or they leave.


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