Sony has announced that PlayStation 3 has officially sold 80 million units worldwide. Here’s a snippet of the press release.
“Sony Computer Entertainment Inc. (SCE) today announced that cumulative sales of the PlayStation 3 (PS3) computer entertainment system has reached a milestone of 80 million units worldwide as of November 2, 2013. Now in its seventh year, the PS3 system has demonstrated continued growth and momentum,” according to Sony’s press release.
The press release also says “The Last of Us” sold 3.4 million in less than three weeks since June 2013.
“The PS3 system continues to gain strong support from 3rd party developers and publishers worldwide with the cumulative number of software titles released for the PS3 system reaching 4,332 worldwide. Among them are smash hit title, The Last of Us, which sold 3.4 million units in less than three weeks when it launched in June 2013,” says the press release.
PlayStation 3 had a very rough launch in 2006, but it’s great to see everything turned around in a more positive direction in the later years.