Join gaming leaders online at GamesBeat Summit Next this upcoming November 9-10. Learn more about what comes next.
With this milestone, Spider-Man could be the PlayStation 4’s best-performing exclusive. Uncharted 4: A Thief’s End had the previous highest-sold mark, with 8.7 million copies moved as of January 7, 2017. Of course, that was some time ago, and Uncharted 4 may have moved past the 9 million mark since then. But Uncharted 4 also came out on May 10, 2016. Marvel’s Spider-Man is out-pacing it.
PlayStation 4 has now sold over 91.6 million consoles. The system has strong exclusives, including 2018’s Marvel’s Spider-Man and God of War, to thank for its success. The Sony press release touting these sales successes did not give an update on God of War’s numbers. That game came out on April 20, 2018 and sold 5 million copies within a month.
Our review praised Marvel’s Spider-Man as the best game ever to star the famous web-head, and we also called it one of the best games on the PlayStation 4.
GamesBeatGamesBeat's creed when covering the game industry is "where passion meets business." What does this mean? We want to tell you how the news matters to you -- not just as a decision-maker at a game studio, but also as a fan of games. Whether you read our articles, listen to our podcasts, or watch our videos, GamesBeat will help you learn about the industry and enjoy engaging with it. How will you do that? Membership includes access to:
- Newsletters, such as DeanBeat
- The wonderful, educational, and fun speakers at our events
- Networking opportunities
- Special members-only interviews, chats, and "open office" events with GamesBeat staff
- Chatting with community members, GamesBeat staff, and other guests in our Discord
- And maybe even a fun prize or two
- Introductions to like-minded parties