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PlayStation 4 sells 5.3 million

"PS4 was January's top-selling console in the United States"

Sony has announced that the PlayStation 4 has sold through more than 5.3 million units globally, as of February 8.

"I am thrilled that so many customers around the globe have continued to select PS4 as the best place to play throughout and beyond the holiday season," said Andrew House, president and group CEO of Sony Computer Entertainment..

"We are delighted that according to the NPD Group's latest data, PS4 was January's top-selling console in the United States. The PS4 system's momentum just keeps growing stronger, and we are extremely grateful for the continued passion and support of PlayStation fans. February 22 sees the launch of PS4 in Japan, and I'm looking forward to Japanese fans sharing the excitement of the deep social capabilities and entertainment experiences only possible on PS4."

PlayStation 4 went on sale in the US on November 15 and November 29 in Europe. It's due to go on sale in Japan on February 22. In the US the console sold over a million units in its first 24 hours on sale.

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