Sony Corp., poised to release the PlayStation 4 game console this week, is confident it can meet analysts’ sales estimates of 3 million units by year-end, exploiting an early advantage over Microsoft Corp.’s Xbox One.
Sony Corp. sold more than 1 million PlayStation 4 consoles in North America during the first 24 hours of sales, though the company said some buyers reported glitches including the device suddenly turning itself off.
Sony Corp. plans to begin offering game titles playable on smartphones and tablet computers equipped with Google Inc .’s Android operating system, reaching out beyond its PlayStation machines to challenge Nintendo Co.
Microsoft Corp. said sales of the new Xbox One video-game console reached more than 2 million in its first 18 days on the market, as the company vies to keep pace with Sony Corp.’s PlayStation 4 during the holiday season.
Jack Tretton, President and CEO of Sony Playstation, talks with Bloomberg's Jon Erlichman about the appeal of the Playstation Vita to the "core gamer". They spoke Friday on Bloomberg Television's "Bloomberg West." (Source: Bloomberg)
Sony Corp. sold more than 2.1 million PlayStation 4 game consoles globally since its release last month as Chief Executive Officer Kazuo Hirai seeks to revive the company’s consumer electronics business.