SingStar sales top 12 million in PAL regions

Sony Computer Entertainment Europe (SCEE) has announced that the SingStar franchise has sold over 12 million copies in PAL territories since its inception in 2004.

The popular music series first appeared on the PlayStation 2, and recently sold more than 5 million units alone during fiscal 2007.

In addition to these numbers, Sony also revealed that consumers have downloaded over one million pieces of content from the SingStore thus far.

Paulina Bozek, Executive Producer of SingStar, commented, “SingStar’s success is built upon simple and entertaining game play.”

“Historically we have added new music tracks to keep the experience fresh but the arrival of PS3 has allowed us to think differently.”

“We can now take advantage of the next-generation features to take the next step forward in the SingStar experience. The launch of SingStore and My SingStar Online is the realisation of this and the experience is now more user-focused, personalised and interactive.”

SingStar for the PlayStation 3 is due out in North America on May 20.