PlayStation 4 records 5.9 M consoles sold worldwide over 2017 holiday season

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Sony Interactive Entertainment (SIE) shared its robust holiday season sales record for the PlayStation 4 and its roster of video game titles.

The company sold more than 5.9 million consoles over the 2017 holiday season for a total of 73.6 million units in cumulative sales globally as of December 31, 2017.

To boot, SIE was able to sell more than 55.9 million copies of its video game line-up during the season including physical copies through retail stores and digital copies via the PlayStation Store. Since the PlayStation 4’s launch, SIE has sold roughly 645 million copies as of December 31, 2017.

“PlayStation Network continues to demonstrate spectacular growth, with the number of PlayStation Plus subscribers surpassing 31.5 million, and [PlayStation] Store recording its largest-ever monthly contents sales in December 2017. I would like to express my deepest gratitude to our community and our partners for helping us achieve such phenomenal milestones. We promise our unwavering commitment to bring more amazing experiences to our fans, including exclusive games and innovative network services, as PS4 continues to flourish as the best place to play,” said SIE President and CEO John Kodera.