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Sony Has Sold 6 Million PlayStation 4s

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6 MILLION PLAYSTATION 4S
A customer carries a newly-purchased Sony Corp. PlayStation 4 (PS4) game console during the console's launch event in Seoul, South Korea, on Tuesday, Dec. 17, 2013. Sony is confident it can meet analysts' sales estimates of 3 million units by year-end and its own target of 5 million units by March, Jack Tretton, president and chief executive officer of the company's U.S. computer entertainment division, said Nov. 11. Photographer: SeongJoon Cho/Bloomberg via Getty Images | Bloomberg via Getty Images


TOKYO (Reuters) - Sony Corp said on Tuesday that it has sold 6 million PlayStation 4 game consoles as of March 2, well ahead of its target for the fiscal year to the end of this month.

Sony has said it hoped to sell 5 million units by the end of March after releasing the PlayStation 4 on November 29 in the United States, Western Europe and Latin America and rolling it out across other Asian countries since then. It went on sale in Japan on February 22.

(Reporting by Sophie Knight; Editing by Dominic Lau and Edmund Klamann)

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