Thomson ReutersNovember 17, 2013 12:32
By Liana B. Baker
(Reuters) - Sony Corp said on Sunday it had sold 1 million units of its new PlayStation 4 gaming console in the first 24 hours that it was available in the United States and Canada.
The console, which Sony is counting on to kick-start a revival of its consumer electronics business, went on sale on November 15.
Andrew House, the head of Sony Computer Entertainment, the unit of Sony that oversees PlayStation, said in a statement that "sales remain very strong in North America."