PS4 Passes 7M


APRIL 17, 2014 • The PlayStation 4 reached a new milestone at the end of March reaching 72 countries worldwide and selling more than 7 million units. Sony Computer Entertainment also noted that 20.5 million games had been sold between retail and digital sources. The console's main competitor the Xbox One has distributed 5 million ...Continue Reading

Sony Preps VR for PS4

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MARCH 21, 2014 • A virtual reality system for the PlayStation 4 is in the works, according to a disclosure by Sony Computer Entertainment. Dubbed Project Morpheus, the VR system works in conjunction with the PlayStation Camera and inertial sensors built into the Morpheus head unit to track a user’s head orientation and movement. As ...Continue Reading

Sony’s Sweet & Sour 2014


MARCH 4, 2015 • Sony Computer Entertainment announced another PlayStation 4 sales milestone after a week of major layoff announcements corporation-wide. The PS4 has attained 6 million units sold worldwide since its November launch through March 2, with 370,000 of that number sold in Japan since February 22. With 30 titles available for the system, ...Continue Reading

Japanese Buy 322K PS4s


FEB. 25, 2014 • The ¥39,980 ($391) PlayStation 4 launched in Japan on February 22, and in two days more than 322,000 units were sold, according to research firm Enterbrain. By comparison, more than 88,000 PS3s were sold in two days, and 980,000 PS2s within 48 hours. Sony Computer Entertainment has set a goal of ...Continue Reading

SCEA Talks PS4 Success


FEB. 18, 2014 • DFC Intelligence analyst Jeremy Miller attended Sony Computer Entertainment of America’s 2014 Preview event in Santa Monica on February 10. Sony PlayStation vice president of marketing John Koller opened the event with updates and stats on the PlayStation business. Following these remarks Sony provided hands-on demos to upcoming PS Vita, PSN ...Continue Reading

PS4 Leads in Jan

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FEB. 14, 2014 • Much as was the case in the United Kingdom, more PlayStation 4s are selling in the U.S. than the Xbox One by a ratio of nearly two to one during the first month of the year, according to Sony Computer Entertainment of America. Neither SCEA nor The NPD Group has publicly ...Continue Reading

SCEE Claims U.K. PS4 Lead


JAN. 30, 2014 • The PlayStation 4 is doing very well in the United Kingdom. At a morning briefing in London, Fergal Gara, Sony Computer Entertainment Europe's (SCEE) vice president and managing director for the U.K. disclosed that his company's latest console is selling 1.5 units for every Xbox One sold in the country. That ...Continue Reading

AMD Profits on Consoles


JAN. 22, 2014 • With more than 7 million PlayStation 4s and Xbox Ones sold in 2013 one of the biggest benefactors is Advanced Micro Devices (AMD). The system-on-a-chip (SoC) processors powering both of the new consoles are produced by AMD. For the fourth quarter ending December 31, the company's Graphics and Visual segment that ...Continue Reading

PS4 Tops 4M, Xbox One 3M

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JAN. 7, 2014 • Both the PlayStation 4 and the Xbox One achieved better than expected unit sales through the end of 2013. Using the industry focus on the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas, Sony Computer Entertainment president and group chief executive Andrew House disclosed that 4.2 million PlayStation 4s had been sold ...Continue Reading

PS4 India Launch Set

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DEC. 19, 2013 • The next market to get a PlayStation 4 launch will be India on Jan. 6. Sony Computer Entertainment's new console will retail there for Rs 39,990 ($640). The 12GB PlayStation 3 sells in India for Rs 17,000 ($272), and the 500GB model at Rs 22,990 ($368). The optional PlayStation Eye will ...Continue Reading