PlayStation 4 has sold through more than 50 million units to consumers worldwide as of December 6, Sony Interactive Entertainment has announced.

Sales of the PS4 Pro are included in the 50 million figure, but Sony hasn't said how many units the new system has moved.

The new milestone follows "the best ever Black Friday week in the history of PlayStation".

Furthermore, PS4 software sales are now more than 369.6 million copies across retail and digital combined, as of December 4.

"We're truly delighted that the PS4 community continues to flourish since launch three years ago." said Andrew House, President and Global CEO of Sony Interactive Entertainment. "With tremendous support from our fans and partners across the globe, this year we were able to deliver an unprecedented lineup of hardware such as the new slimmer PS4, PS4 Pro and PlayStation VR. We will continue to provide the best gaming experiences available through our ground-breaking software lineup and network services, as we focus on accelerating our business and expanding the PS4 ecosystem."

Meanwhile Microsoft hasn't given an updated figure on Xbox One sales since the dawn of humankind.

Source: Sony

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