Monday, November 18, 2013
Sony Sold 1 million PS4s
The PlayStation 4 console had a strong first day sale. One million units of PS4 was sold withing the first 24 hours of its launch in North America last Friday. They are aiming to sell about 3 million units around the world before the end of the calendar year. The console will be launch in Europe on November 29 while in Asia it will be released in December.
“You distribute your console as widely as possible to create a user platform, so you can start making more money with software,” Mr. Sakai said.
PS4 console have received a lot of praises from bloggers but they are still dissappointed with game titles in which Sony promised that they will release more games in the next few months.
Sony’s shares in Tokyo were up 0.7% at 1,859 yen ($18.53) in the early afternoon Monday, slightly outperforming the Nikkei 225 stock index, which was up 0.3%.