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The PlayStation 4 has shipped 100 million units faster than any other console

The PlayStation 4 has shipped over 100 million units worldwide since launching in November 2013, according to the latest numbers from Sony.

Chris Kerr, News Editor

July 30, 2019

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Newsbrief: The PlayStation 4 has shipped over 100 million units worldwide since launching in November 2013, according to the latest numbers from Sony

Niko Partners analyst Daniel Ahmad explained the PS4 has reached that milestone faster than any other console in history — in five years and seven months to be exact — with its nearest competitors being the PlayStation 2 and Nintendo Wii. 

Although it's a big moment for both Sony and the PlayStation 4, those shipments don't necessarily translate into tangible sales, and the figure only accounts for how many devices have been sent to retailers. Last we heard, the PlayStation 4 had sold-through 91.6 million units to consumers.

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Chris Kerr

News Editor, GameDeveloper.com

Game Developer news editor Chris Kerr is an award-winning journalist and reporter with over a decade of experience in the game industry. His byline has appeared in notable print and digital publications including Edge, Stuff, Wireframe, International Business Times, and PocketGamer.biz. Throughout his career, Chris has covered major industry events including GDC, PAX Australia, Gamescom, Paris Games Week, and Develop Brighton. He has featured on the judging panel at The Develop Star Awards on multiple occasions and appeared on BBC Radio 5 Live to discuss breaking news.

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