Sony Computer Entertainment today announced that the PlayStation 4 (PS4) computer entertainment system has cumulatively sold through more than 20.2 million units worldwide as of March 1.
“We are so grateful for the enormous support from PlayStation fans worldwide, and we are truly humbled that gamers around the globe have continued to select PS4 as the best place to play,” said Andrew House, President and Global CEO of Sony Computer Entertainment Inc. “We remain steadfast in our commitment to deliver unique and interactive entertainment experiences powered by the network and the PS4 system’s deep social capabilities.”
The PS4 system’s games portfolio will continue to expand with highly anticipated titles such as Batman: Arkham Knight (Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment), Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain (Konami Digital Entertainment Co., Ltd.), Bloodborne, Until Dawn, Tearaway Unfolded, and Uncharted 4: A Thief’s End (SCE Worldwide Studios). The independent development community will also continue to deliver innovative new titles for PS4 including No Man’s Sky (Hello Games)
The PS4 system is currently available in 123 countries and regions worldwide.
In related news, Sony Playstation announced today that virtual reality system Project Morpheus will be launching as a consumer product in the first half of 2016. Shuhei Yoshida, President of Worldwide Studios, Sony Computer Entertainment, said that “we are one step closer to realizing our vision of making virtual reality a reality in games.”
According to Sony, Project Morpheus is evolving towards near-final hardware. One key change is the new 1920 x RGB x 1080 OLED display with a 120hz refresh rate. Project Morpheus’s super low latency is less than 18 milliseconds – a key technical spec that increases immersion in virtual reality.