Published On: Fri, May 27th, 2016

PS4 sales hit 40 million as Sony console dominates



SAN FRANCISCO: Sony Interactive Entertainment announced Thursday that PlayStation 4 sales hit 40 million units, being snapped up at a record-setting pace.

PS4 has dominated the market for the latest-generation consoles, with industry trackers pegging sales as being nearly double those of rival Microsoft Xbox One. The boy with the 20lb head

“We are truly grateful for the enormous support from our fans and partners across the globe, which helped us achieve this significant milestone in such a short span of time,” SIE global chief executive officer Andrew House said in a statement.

House said to expect virtual reality experiences along with an expanded lineup of exciting games, “further driving the momentum and accelerating the expansion of the PS4 platform and its business this fiscal year.”

Microsoft has not released recent Xbox One sales figures, which were reported to be just shy of 19 million units as of the end of last year.

Both consoles launched in November of 2013. Here’s What Bipasha Basu Has To Say About Husband Karan’s Previous Marriages

Sony and Microsoft will be main attractions at an annual Electronic Entertainment Exposition in Los Angeles next month. Toyota Prius 2016 Is The Most Fuel Efficient Hybrid Car Ever Built

Rumors ahead of the trade show include that the rivals will unveil beefed-up versions PlayStation and Xbox consoles capable of being used with virtual reality gear.

Sony posted a $1.4 billion annual last year, boosted by strong sales of its PlayStation console.

PS4 has seen the fastest and strongest adoption since the first generation of the console was introduced in late 1994.Gravity-defying hair and deep blue eyes has made this Hawaiian baby an internet sensation


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Syed Ammar Alavi

- is Lahore (Pakistan) based journalist & writer with 25-year experience in print, wire and broadcast forms of journalism. His major fields of interest are politics, film,tv,sports, climate change and technology

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