PlayStation 4

has officially sold 100 million units worldwide as of the three-month quarter that ended on June 30, 2019.In Sony’s Q1 FY2019 consolidated financial results, it announced that 3.2 million PlayStation 4 units had been sold, which would bring the grand total of 96.8 million units back in April to 100 million as of the end of last month.

The 3.2 million units sold is up from the 2.6 million units of last quarter (Q4 FY2018) and identical to the 3.2 million earned in the same quarter last year.

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According to Daniel Ahmad, Senior Analyst at Niko Partners, PlayStation 4 is now the “fastest home console to reach 100 million unit sell in” at five years and seven months since its launch on November 15, 2013. This beats out the PlayStation 2’s five years and nine months it took to achieve the same goal.

PlayStation 4 software sales were at 42.9 million for the past three months, up from the 40.6 million of the same period last year, although they were down from the 54.7 million of last quarter.

It’s also interesting to note that, in Q1 FY2019, the PlayStation 4 game software digital download ratio was 53%, meaning that more people purchased/downloaded digital PS4 software than purchased physical copies.

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Sony also revealed that there are now 36.2 million PlayStation Plus subscribers, which may be down from the 36.4 million of last quarter, but is up from the 33.9 million from Q1 FY2018.

As for the future, Sony is predicting it will sell 15 million PlayStation 4 units throughout fiscal year 2019 ending on March 31, 2020, which is down from its previous estimate of 16 million.

Sony has said that this is due to “lower than expected non-first-party software sales” and “lower-than-expected PS4 hardware unit sales.”

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Another factor in this decline may also be us ever inching closer to the upcoming release of the yet-to-be-named PlayStation 5, which may or may not be causing some to wait to see what Sony has planned for the next generation.

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Adam Bankhurst is a news writer for IGN who congratulates Sony on this incredible milestone. You can follow him on Twitter @AdamBankhurst.

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