Sony reports 7 million PlayStation 4 consoles sold worldwide

Sony states that their next-gen console has recently passed the 7 million unit milestone.

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Sony announced today that global sales of the the PlayStation 4 have exceeded 7 million units as of April 6, 2014.

Andrew House, president and group CEO of Sony Computer Entertainment wrote in a press release: "The response from the global gaming community for PS4 has been overwhelming and we are truly humbled that gamers are selecting PS4 as their next generation console of choice. The PS4 journey has just begun, and 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, and surpassing the wildest expectations of gamers by delivering new user experiences that inspire and engage. We look forward to unveiling many of these experiences to our fans in the coming months."

The press release also stated that global software sales for PS4 have passed 20.5 million copies for digital and physical media.

NPD numbers are expected to arrive later this week, which will give us a better picture of how these numbers stack up against the competition, but it's great news for Sony (and for gamers) that their console continues to push huge numbers.

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