PlayStation 4 Console Sells 86.1 Million Units Worldwide
posted on by Karen Ressler
Sony revealed in its financial results presentation for the second quarter of fiscal year 2018 (July 1, 2018 to September 30, 2018) that it shipped 3.9 million PlayStation 4 units during the quarter, bringing its worldwide total to 86.1 million units.
Sony updated its forecast for how many units it will sell during fiscal year 2018 from 17 million to 17.5 million units. The company shipped 3.2 million units during the first quarter, so it has currently sold 7.1 million so far this fiscal year.
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 19 million in fiscal year 2017.