PS4 Console Reaches 67.5 Million Units Shipped Worldwide
posted on by Justin Piselli
Sony Entertainment revealed in its financial results briefing on October 31 that it shipped 4.2 million PlayStation 4 consoles during the three-month period ending on September 30. The number brings Sony's total shipments of PlayStation 4 consoles to 67.5 million units.
Sony also updated its forecast for 2017 total shipments from 18 million to 19 million. The company therefore expects to have shipped 79 million units by the end of fiscal year 2017, which ends on March 31, 2018.
The PlayStation 4 console first launched in the U.S. and Canada in November 2013 and in Japan in February 2014. Sony shipped 7.5 million units during fiscal year 2013, 14.8 million in fiscal year 2014, 17.7 million in fiscal year 2015, 20.0 million in fiscal year 2016, and 3.3 million in the first quarter of 2017.