The PlayStation 3 has hit the 4m unit sales mark in France, according to new numbers from GfK.Sony points out that it expects additional growth in France this year, despite the general downward trend of the global market. It also expects PS3 to establish itself as the leading platform in the country in 2012.

"With the overall French video games market down six per cent compared to 2011, the PS3 ecosystem is likely to be the only source of growth for the sector in 2012,” SCE France CEO and SCE Europe VP Philippe Cardon stated.

“We just hit 4 million PS3 sales in France and can state that the PS3 is and will remain the leading platform in 2012.”
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