PS4 Sales Hit 1.1 Million in Japan

And this is before the big hitters start coming in.

Posted By | On 24th, Feb. 2015 Under News | Follow This Author @Pramath1605


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The PlayStation 4 has now hit 1.1 million units sold cumulatively in Japan, just about a year after its initial launch in the country; this news comes courtesy of the latest Media create figures, as well as some analysis done by DualShockers.

Of course, the console still has a long way to go- sales are still lethargic in the territory, and though it outpaces it weekly, the PS4 is still lagging behind the Wii U in overall lifetime sales. It is also far behind the PS Vita (which in itself is a sales flop) and the Nintendo 3DS (Which it is unlikely to ever catch up with).

However, things should be looking up for the console soon, as it is on the cusp of receiving many games that should bolster its sales, including Bloodborne, Dragon Quest Heroes, God Eater 2 Rage Burst, Final Fantasy Type 0 HD, and Persona 5.

Japan needs a healthy console leading the market, and at the moment, Sony is the best candidate for that. Let’s hope they can pull it off.

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  • TheWayItsMeantToBePlayed

    Still below the timeframe the PS2 and even PS3 sold in Japan with awful software sales.

    Japan simply does not want consoles in the market and people need to accept that.

    • Valkyrine

      Yeah Japan seems to be moving closer to hanhelds and mobile. They like their games on the go etc.


 

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