PS4 sales reach 4.2 million

PlayStation 4 has sold 4.2m units worldwide, Sony has revealed.

The figure is up to December 28th, making it the biggest console launch of all time.

Over 9.7m PS4 games have been sold, giving the console a 2.3 attach rate.

In contrast, Xbox One has sold 3m units worldwide. Which is still an impressive figure.

The momentum of the PS4 system keeps getting stronger and we couldn’t be more thrilled that gamers worldwide are enjoying the incredibly immersive gaming experiences along with deep social capabilities and entertainment provided by our network ,” said Andrew House, President and Group CEO of Sony Computer Entertainment.

After a remarkable launch, we look forward to bringing even more exciting content and continuing to explore the power of the PS4 system by adding new features and services, including PlayStation Now, in 2014.”

More than 1.7m gameplay broadcasts have been sent from PS4 to Twitch and Ustream.

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