PlayStation system sales reach 525.3 million
Special Limited Edition PS4 Pro up for sale to celebrate
Sony Interactive Entertainment has announced it has sold more than 525.3 million PlayStation systems worldwide.
To celebrate this milestone, the company plans to release the 500 Million Limited Edition PS4 Pro, featuring a translucent dark blue 2TB hard drive console and matching DualShock 4 wireless controller, PlayStation Camera, Vertical Stand and mono headset. It will be available for $499.99 USD / $639.99 CAD, and will be limited to 50,000 units worldwide.
Each system will have a commemorative copper plate on its front, with its limited edition serial number etched on. And, there will be a few ‘extra special’ hardware units with serial numbers that commemorate important events in the history of PlayStation. Serial numbers like 09995 (U.S. Launch Date of the original PlayStation – September 9th, 1995), 01115 (U.S. launch date of PS4 – November 15, 2013) and 01013 (U.S. launch date of PS VR – October 13, 2016).
The Limited Edition DualShock 4 will also be available as a standalone for $64.99 USD / $74.99 CAD. A 500 Million Limited Edition Gold Wireless Headset featuring the same dark blue translucent design with copper detailing, will also be available separately at $99.99 USD / $119.99 CAD.
The limited edition PS4 Pro will be available on retailer websites starting August 24. The limited edition DS4 and Gold Wireless Headset will be available in select retailers across the U.S. and Canada in early September.
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