Sony has confirmed that they have sold 4.2 million PlayStation 4’s as of 28th December, that is in comparison to Microsoft’s 3 million Xbox One consoles sold globally.
The figures from Sony come as a time when they shared a host of figures and stats showing how well the PlayStation 4 is doing, other statistics on offer are:
- 9.7 million units of PlayStation 4 software, approximately 2 games per console sold
- 90% increase in subscribers of the PlayStation Plus service which is now required to play PS4 games online ala Xbox Live Gold
- 1.7 million gameplay broadcasts streamed from the console (totaling over 55 million minutes). Twitch confirmed previously that 20 per cent of its broadcasts between 23rd December and 3rd January emanated from PlayStation 4.