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Sony's PlayStation 4 sales top seven million

Sony says it has sold seven million PlayStation 4 worldwide since its launch last year and admitted it can't make them fast enough, in a welcome change of fortune for the Japanese consumer electronics giant. "The response from the global gaming community for PS4 (PlayStation 4) has been overwhelming and we are truly humbled that gamers are selecting PS4 as their next generation console of choice," Andrew House, president and group CEO of Sony Computer Entertainment Inc., said in a statement.

Sony sells more than 7 million Playstation 4 consoles

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Sony Corp sold more than 7 million PlayStation 4 units as of April 6 and is struggling to keep pace with demand for the video game console, the company said on Wednesday. "Although we are still facing difficulties keeping up with the strong demand worldwide, we remain steadfast in our commitment to meet the needs of our customers," Andrew House, president and group chief executive officer of Sony Computer Entertainment, said in a statement.

Japan gamers finally get PS4 at midnight launch

Diehard gamers in Japan who began queuing earlier this week finally got their hands on a new PlayStation 4 as Sony unleashed its console on home turf in a midnight launch. The long-awaited Japanese launch comes after a stellar debut in the United States and Europe, where more than 5.4 million units have been shifted since November, offering a bright ray of hope to Sony after years of gloomy sales of its key consumer electronics goods.

Japan gamers queue for midnight PS4 launch

Diehard gamers in Japan who began queueing earlier this week will get their hands on a new PlayStation 4 on Friday, when Sony finally unleashes its console on home turf. The long-awaited Japanese launch comes after a stellar debut in the United States and Europe where more than 5.4 million units have been shifted since November, offering a bright ray of hope to Sony after years of gloomy sales of its key consumer electronics goods.

Sony PS4 console sales top 5 mn worldwide

Sony on Monday appeared to be winning the latest battle in a long-running videogame console war. The Japanese consumer electronics and entertainment titan announced that it has sold more than 5.4 million PlayStation 4 (PS4) consoles since the new-generation gaming system debuted in November of last year. "I am thrilled that so many customers around the globe have continued to select PS4 as the best place to play throughout and beyond the holiday season," Sony Computer Entertainment group chief Andrew House said in a release.

Sony says PlayStation4 sales exceed 5.3 million

Japan's Sony said Tuesday it has sold more than 5.3 million PlayStation 4 consoles three months after its release, as the firm battles Microsoft and Nintendo in the lucrative games sector. The eagerly-awaited PlayStation, which sold more than one million units in just one day after its November 15 debut in North America, easily cleared a worldwide target of 5.0 million units before March. The initial target was reached even before it is released in its home market of Japan on February 22.

Sony sells 5.3 million Playstation consoles, exceeds full-year target

TOKYO (Reuters) - Sony Corp said it has sold 5.3 million Playstation 4 game consoles as of February 8, surpassing its full-year target ahead of its release in Japan next week. Sony had said that it hoped to sell 5 million units by the end of March after releasing the Playstation 4 on November 29 in the United States, Western Europe and Latin America and rolling it out across other Asian countries since then. The console will go on sale in Japan on February 22, the last country currently scheduled to handle the device.

China drops game console sales ban, with conditions

China has formally authorised the domestic sale of game consoles made in Shanghai's new free trade zone (FTZ),potentially opening its lucrative market to the likes of Sony's PlayStation and Microsoft's Xbox. The move effectively lifts a ban lasting more than a decade on domestic console sales -- even though imports remain officially blocked, while illicit machines are already widely available.

Sony to test PlayStation-based cloud TV service

By Liana B. Baker LAS VEGAS (Reuters) - Sony Corp will begin testing a new television service that combines traditional viewing with on-demand content through its PlayStation gaming system, a cloud-based service could possibly change long-established cable and media industry relationships.

Sony unveils game service as PS4 sales top 4.2 million

Sony on Tuesday announced a hotly-anticipated streaming game service along with the news that it sold more than 4.2 million PlayStation 4 consoles by the start of this year. PlayStation Now, set to begin a test phase this month and launch in the United States mid-year, promised to let gamers access blockbuster titles in the Internet "cloud" and play them on an array of devices intended to expand over time.
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