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Here are a few of the most interesting Sony PlayStation stats and facts I was able to dig up. As always, be sure to check back in the future as I will be updating this post as new and updated stats become available.

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PlayStation History

    • PlayStation – 1994
    • PS One – 2000
    • PlayStation 2 – 2000
    • PlayStation 3 – 2006
    • PlayStation 4 – 2013
    • PlayStation 4 Pro – 2016
    • PlayStation Classic – 2018

PlayStation Handhelds and Release Years:

    • PocketStation – 1999
    • PSP – 2004
    • PSP Go – 2009
    • PlayStation Vita – 2011

PlayStation Stats

How many PlayStations have been sold (all time)?

525.3 million

Last updated 8/9/18


Number of PlayStation Network users:

94 million monthly active users

Last updated 5/21/19


Number of PlayStation Now subscribers:

700,000 subscribers

Last updated 4/27/19


PlayStation 4 market share:

46.7%

Last updated 9/4/18


Number of PlayStation 4 games sold:

777.9 million games

Last updated 11/16/18


PlayStation 4 annual sales (source):

  • 2018: 7.9 million
  • 2017: 9.2 million
  • 2016: 6.3 million
  • 2015: 6.6 million

PS Vita annual sales (source):

  • 2018: 163,569
  • 2017: 515,375
  • 2016: 1.155 million
  • 2015: 1.301 million

Number of paid PlayStation Plus subscribers:

36.2 million

Last updated 7/30/19


Average cumulative number of hours PlayStation 4 players spend the console weekly:

600 million hours

Last updated 6/13/17


Number of PlayStation VR units sold to date:

4.2 million units

Last updated 3/26/19


Number of PlayStation VR games sold to date:

21 million games

Last updated 8/16/18


Number of PlayStation 4 consoles sold during the 2017 holiday season:

5.9 million


Number of PlayStation 4 consoles sold during the 2016 holiday season:

6.2 million


Number of countries the Playstation 4 system is available in:

123

Last updated 1/4/17


Number of PS4 units sold in the US:

30 million PS4 units

Last updated 9/16/19


Number of PS4 units sold in Japan:

8.3 million PS4 units

Last updated 9/16/19


Number of PS4 units sold in Germany:

7.2 million PS4 units

Last updated 9/16/19


Number of PS4 units sold in the UK:

6.8 million PS4 units

Last updated 9/16/19


Number of PS4s sold in France:

5.47 million PS4 units

Last updated 9/18/19


Number of PS3s sold in France:

5.42 million PS3 units


Number of PlayStation 4 consoles sold (all time):

100 million


Number of PlayStation 3 consoles sold (all time):

86.9 million


Number of PlayStation 2 consoles sold (all time):

155 million


Number of PlayStations sold (original console):

100 million


Number of PlayStation Classic consoles sold in Japan:

120,000

Last updated 12/14/18


Number of PS4s sold in Japan (all time):

8.07 million

Last updated 5/15/19


Best selling PlayStation 4 game of all time:

Grand Theft Auto V

Last updated 2/2/19


Best selling PlayStation 3 game of all time:

Grand Theft Auto V


Number of people that use PS4 Remote Play:

5.6 million

Last updated 5/21/19


Amount of gameplay users of PS4 remote Play have amassed:

71 million hours

Last updated 5/21/19


Amount that was spent on the PS Store in 2018:

$20 billion


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