The Sony PS4 1TB was on sale for $199 during Black Friday and Cyber Monday sales events. Today, Sony announced that the company sold 70.6 million PS4 consoles world-wide as of Dec. 3. Sony does not break out how many of the consoles are PS4 Pro. The PS4 is set to surpass the PS3 sales numbers somewhen in 2018. Sony sold 80 million PS3 consoles.
PlayStation gamers purchases over 617 million games. The Sony PSVR has passed the 2 million sales milestone, according to the Japanese electronics giant. The $100 Black Friday discount helped sales of the PSVR as well.
"We are delighted that so many people are enjoying the unique entertainment proposition of PlayStation 4, and that an emerging technology like PlayStation VR continues to gain traction," said Andrew House, Chairman of Sony Interactive Entertainment. "I cannot thank our fans and partners enough. Their support, since the launch of the very first PlayStation in 1994, has helped to make PlayStation one of the biggest console gaming networks in the world. We will continue to work closely with partners to maintain this momentum, and remain steadfast in making PS4 the best place to play."
Finding a deal on the Sony PS4 consoles is difficult now. Sam's Club advertised a $50 discount on the Sony PS4 1TB for the One Day Holiday Sale on Saturday, Dec. 16. Update: Sony announced Holiday deals for the PS4 Pro and PSVR, available starting Sunday Dec. 10.
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