Playstation 4 Shatters PS2 Sales’ Record in UK with 2 Million Units Sold in Under 18 Months

SCE has sold over 2.0 million Playstation 4 units in the United Kingdom; according to a recent report.

The milestone was reached over the weekend and shattered previous sales’ record set by Playstation 2. According to the report, it only took Sony 75 weeks to reach the 2.0 million sales in the U.K. As for its worldwide sales, the company has sold over 22.30 million PS4 units.

Speaking of the remarkable feat, Playstation UK boss Fergal Gara stated that the team is proud of reaching the milestone under 18 months and attributed the success to Sony’s partners, Playstation UK team, and most importantly; the players:

Reaching the milestone of two million PlayStation 4 consoles in the UK in less than 18 months is an achievement we are very proud of.

To be the best selling ‘next generation’ console in Britain – installing faster even than the PlayStation 2 – is testament to an amazing and constantly improving product, the hard work of our trade partners and the team at PlayStation UK, and most importantly, the passion of the players. I would like to thank every one involved in helping us achieve this landmark.

In related Playstation 4 news, Sony managed to sell over 14.80 million PS4 units during the Fiscal Year 2014 in addition to 3.30 million portable systems. To read up more, check this post!

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