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Over 1 million PlayStation 4s were sold within the first 24 hours of the console's North American launch, Sony has announced.

The sales number is a new record for the platform holder, with the hardware reported to have sold faster than all previous PlayStation consoles.

It also puts Sony in good stead to hit its initial sales targets for the console. Sony announced in August that PlayStation 4 had received over 1 million pre-orders, and later said that it hoped to sell 5 million consoles before April 2014.

"PS4 was designed with an unwavering commitment to gamers, and we are thrilled that consumer reaction has been so phenomenal," said Sony Computer Entertainment president Andrew House. "Sales remain very strong in North America, and we expect continued enthusiasm as we launch the PlayStation 4 in Europe and Latin America on November 29. We are extremely grateful for the passion of PlayStation fans and thank them for their continued support."

PlayStation 4 went on sale in North America on Friday and launches across PAL territories on November 29. It's due to go on sale in Japan in early 2014.

Source: @yosp, Sony Press Release

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FantasyMeister@ wiibaron

The other 0.5 might be Latin America/Europe where the PS4 releases in 11 days' time.
Posted 17:09 on 18 November 2013
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wiibaron

So when they said back in October that they had 1.5 million preorders. 1/3 of them didn't pick up or cancelled? Preorder types are surely going to be picking up within hours of the release.
Posted 17:02 on 18 November 2013
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Endless

Last I checked the Wii U loses them a lot of money, the 3DS on the other hand i'm sure makes up for it.
Posted 23:41 on 17 November 2013
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essex1212@ Manguy17

Yeah and not to mention they make money which Sony are still trying to do.

I'm sure their reply would be this back at Sony if they were gonna go the level of Kaz.

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Edit: Damn it's a parody account, if only it was real and I really should keep up with twitter :P
Posted 16:25 on 17 November 2013
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Manguy17@ FantasyMeister

I'm sure Nintendo could produce some interesting statistics regarding the sales of the vita when compared with the 3DS
Posted 15:08 on 17 November 2013
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FantasyMeister

How to kick a man when he's down:

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Posted 13:16 on 17 November 2013
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watur123

GG Sony :)
Posted 13:04 on 17 November 2013
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Freekill

Pretty amazing considering it is only out in America at the moment.
Posted 12:55 on 17 November 2013
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anialator136

nice to hear. well deserved sony
Posted 12:49 on 17 November 2013
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