One might have been able to guess that Sony's PlayStation 4 had a great holiday season, but now Sony is offering up some real numbers on exactly how great.
More than 5.7 million PS4 consoles were sold to customers from late November to early January, Sony announced today. That brings the total number of PS4s sold to nearly 36 million worldwide. Those buying PS4s also bought plenty of games, with more than 35 million game copies, including both digital and physical sales, over the holiday season.
PS Plus also saw huge growth over the month and a half period. Sony says their subscription service, which is required to play online multiplayer on PS4 and also grants users access to free games, saw growth of 60 percent compared to the same period last year.
But Sony's announcement wasn't only about sales. It also promises new game experiences coming later this year, with Andrew House, president of Sony and Global CEO of Sony Computer Entertainment, saying Uncharted 4: A Thief's End, a new Hot Shots Golf and the long-awaited The Last Guardian will all be arriving in 2016.
We haven't heard much about The Last Guardian recently, so for House to publicly state that the game is definitively coming this year is a bold statement, especially in light of how many times the game has been delayed.
Xbox recently reported their holiday success as well, also outlining their exclusive 2016 line-up. You can read more about that here.