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Sony Shares Staggering Statistics On Eve Of PS4’s Birthday

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Tomorrow marks the one year anniversary since Sony launched its current-gen console, PlayStation 4. Sony celebrated the occasion by revealing a few staggering statistics for the system via a note from SCEA president CEO Shawn Layden, and an infographic (above).

Layden wrote the following on PS Blog:

“Thanks again for your incredible support over the years and please know that you, the PlayStation Nation, are in our hearts and minds every day reminding us to continue delivering the best gaming experiences possible and always ensure that PlayStation is truly the best place to play.”

A few notable stats for PS4 are as follows:

  • PS4 has shipped 13.5 million systems worldwide
  • PS4 users have tallied 1 billion hours playing online
  • In the US, PS4 hardware sales generated more revenue than any other new platform
  • PlayStation Plus has 7.9 million members; subscribers are up 270 percent since PS4’s launch
  • September 2014 was the biggest month ever for PSN in terms of revenue
  • PlayStation Network has 56 million “active” users
  • PS4 users have pressed the share button 530 million times