The NPD Group has confirmed that Sony’s PlayStation 4 came out on top as 2014’s best-selling video games console in North America.
Furthermore, a statement from Sony goes one step further, claiming its latest home console was the best-selling platform of 2014 on a global basis.
PS4 has already sold 18.5 million units worldwide since its launch in November 2013, and topped the U.S. hardware charts for a staggering ten months. It also passed one million sales in Japan recently.
Meanwhile, combined sales of Sony and Microsoft’s new systems continue to outpace those of their last-generation counterparts, the NPD Group added.
On the software front, there’s little surprise to hear that the best-selling video game of 2014 turned out to be Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare, the latest entry in Activision’s multi-million selling military shooter franchise.
Check out the full Top Ten below.
– – – – – – – –
1 Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare (Xbox 360, Xbox One, PS4, PS3, PC)
2 Madden NFL 15 (Xbox 360, PS4, Xbox One, PS3)
3 Destiny (Xbox One, PS4, Xbox 360, PS3)
4 Grand Theft Auto V (PS4, Xbox One, Xbox 360, PS3)
5 Minecraft (Xbox 360, PS3, Xbox One, PS4)
6 Super Smash Bros. (3DS, Wii U)
7 NBA 2K15 (PS4, Xbox One, Xbox 360, PS3, PC)
8 Watch Dogs (PS4, Xbox One, Xbox 360, PS3, PC, Wii U)
9 FIFA 15 (Xbox 360, PS4, Xbox One, PS3, Wii, 3DS, Vita)
10 Call of Duty: Ghosts (Xbox 360, PS3, Xbox One, PS4, Wii U, PC)