Sony kicked off the next generation in style by posting record sell through numbers for a console at launch by hitting 1 million units sold in 24 hours of the North American launch.
Sony Computer Entertainments president Andrew House had a few words to say about the impressive sales figures;
PS4 was designed with an unwavering commitment to gamers, and we are thrilled that consumer reaction has been so phenomenal, sales remain very strong in North America, and we expect continued enthusiasm as we launch the PlayStation 4 in Europe and Latin America on November 29. We are extremely grateful for the passion of PlayStation fans and thank them for their continued support.
Microsoft’s Xbox One launches this Friday, November 22 followed by Sony’s launch of the PlayStation 4 in Europe on November 29th 2013, other regions during December, and finally in Japan on February 22nd 2014.