PlayStation 4 Sells 1 Million Units on Day 1

According to a recent tweet from Sony Worldwide Studios President Shuhei Yoshida and a press release from Sony, the PS4 has sold through over 1 million units within 24 hours of the launch in North America.

"Sales remain very strong in North America, and we expect continued enthusiasm as we launch the PlayStation 4 in Europe and Latin America on November 29. We are extremely grateful for the passion of PlayStation fans and thank them for their continued support."

Here's the tweet:

Some context:
  • At launch, PlayStation 3 sold 0.19M in 2 weeks in the US. It took them about 50 days to ship 1 million units in NA
  • Wii sold 1.25M in the first 42 days in NA
  • Xbox 360 sold 0.9M units in the first 39 days in NA
  • Sales graph: (First-Month Sales Data)
first month sales data

Thanks to Neogaf for the numbers and the graph.