Quick Note: Sony PS4 Sells 2.1 Million Units
December 3, 2013 8:16 AM
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Sony says the PS4 is selling well
Sony says that it has sold 2.1 million PS4 consoles as of December 1. Sony also notes that PS4 owners are taking advantage of the social features of the new console, and that over 6.5 million shares have been captured using the Share button on the PS4 controller.
"PS4 delivered the best launch in PlayStation history with the North American release and we've continued this incredibly successful start in Europe, Australasia and Latin America," said Andrew House, President and Group CEO, Sony Computer Entertainment Inc.
"Demand remains incredibly strong and continues to overwhelm the supply worldwide, but we are diligently working to meet those growing demands and to deliver additional PS4 units to our retail partners throughout the holiday season."
announced the PS4 console in June
. The PS4 launched on November 15 in the U.S. and Canada, but the console has been in limited supply and some of the
early units had an issue
dubbed the "blue light of death."
On November 29, the console was made available in Europe, Australia, and Latin America. As of now, the PS4 is available in 32 countries around the world.
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RE: Let the fanboy war commence
12/5/2013 2:41:27 AM
Google does what any company does despite their cutesy marketing image: chase the money.
Why do they put the best versions of their apps first to iOS? Money. They make
more revenue from iOS than they do from Android, so they keep putting tons of resources into iOS even if it means their own Android efforts lag behind.
They don't make money from Windows Phone because WP doesn't have any meaningful marketshare, plain and simple. Google says "don't be evil" but altruism has nothing to do with anything, its all about money. If iOS wasn't so big and profitable for them then they'd be treating them just like they do Microsoft.
Its all business and what you can get away with.
"So if you want to save the planet, feel free to drive your Hummer. Just avoid the drive thru line at McDonalds." -- Michael Asher
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