We order in a list the total sales of consoles that PlayStation has had throughout the history of video games

since he was born PlayStation in 1994 with the launch of the first Sony console, PlayStation’s legacy to video games has been incredible. A company that cherishes a huge number of consoles on the market, games to remember and people like Kratos, Joel, Jack and Daxter or many others in our hearts.

In this article we will order and collect best-selling consoles in PlayStation history as well as the games that have sold the most on the console:

*In PlayStation console sales, the “Over ” is used because, despite the continuation of the marketing of these consoles, there comes a time when Sony stops providing data on them.

7- PS VITA – Over 16 million consoles sold

The life story of PS VITA is quite sad. It was a console ahead of its timeWell, without going any further, launched in 2011, it has already arrived on the market with an OLED screen, a type of panel that, for example, Nintendo Switch did not add until its OLED model in 2021. The lack of games in the system due to third party caused the untimely death of the console.

  • Its life cycle started when it was launched in 2011 until it was discontinued in 2018.

Here are the best-selling PS VITA games:

  1. Uncharted: Golden Abyss
  2. Call of Duty: Black Ops declassified
  3. Assassin’s Creed III: Liberation
  4. mortal combat
  5. little big planet

6- PS5 – 31.1 million consoles sold

ps5 sales

The PlayStation 5 is a complete commercial success. The latest sales data indicates that despite the problems encountered since its launch to supply the stock, the console is selling at a higher rate than the PS4 at the same time, indicating the good health of sales of whoever benefits from it. Among its most notable novelties are the Dualsense and the SSD which almost completely eliminates loading times.

  • It has a life cycle that starts from 2021 to present

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Here are the best-selling PS5 games to date:

  1. God of War: Ragnarok (11 million)
  2. Spider-Man: Miles Morales (6.5 million)
  3. MLB The Show (2 million)
  4. Demonic Souls (1.4 million)
  5. Ratchet & Clank (1.1 million)

5- PSP – Over 76.4 million consoles sold

psp sales

PlayStation Portable or PSP was the first portable console in Sony’s history. The console was a resounding success and its more than 76 million units sold confirm it. It is quite “curious” that if you look at the console achieved very large hardware sales figures but its games sold very little. This allowed the console to stand out even more in sales, at the same time as it killed its progression.

  • Its life cycle extended from its launch in 2006 until its shutdown in 2014.

Here are the best-selling PSP games:

  • Grand Theft Auto: Liberty City Stories (8.00 million)
  • Grand Theft Auto: Vice City Stories (5.03 million)
  • Monster Hunter Portable 3e (4.90 million)
  • Gran Turismo (4.07 million)
  • Monster Hunter: Freedom Unite (3.80 million)

4- PS3 – Over 87.4 million consoles sold

ps3 sales

The success of the PS1 and PS2 led PlayStation to fall into arrogance. The PS3 had the problem of coming out years later than the Xbox 360, a console that had already eaten well when it was born. The result was that the PlayStation 3’s debut in the market was difficult, although it was able to recover in the betting-based mid-final cycle with big releases. The PS3 has the merit of having seen the birth of franchises like Uncharted or The Last of Us.

  • Its lifecycle spanned from its release in 2006 to 2013, when the PS4 was released.

Here are the top-selling games on PS3:

  • Grand Theft Auto IV (about 25.00 million)
  • Grand Theft Auto V (around 21.3 million)
  • Gran Turismo 5 (11.94 million)
  • The Last of Us (7.00 million approx.)
  • Uncharted 3: Drake’s Betrayal (6.60 million)

3- PSX/PS1 – Over 102.4 million consoles sold

sales ps1

In 1994, Sony’s adventure in the world of video games began with the launch of PlayStation, the brand’s first console. A platform that swept away its competitors and entered the market with incredible potential thanks to a large number of constant releases and exclusive high-quality games.

  • Its life cycle extends from 1994 to 2002.

Here are the best-selling PS1 games:

  1. Gran Turismo (10.85 million)
  2. Final Fantasy VII (9.8 million)
  3. Gran Turismo 2 (9.37 million)
  4. Tekken 3 (8.30 million)
  5. Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone (more than around 8 million)

2- PS4 – Over 117.2 million consoles sold

ps4 sales

The PlayStation 4 was a very important console for Sony. After suffering a lot to boost PS3 sales and with Microsoft pressing hard with Xbox, the PS4 needed to get back to its roots and captivate gamers again with a commitment to quality games and content. It’s because of it The PS4 under the motto “for you gamers” has opted for its exclusives and for growing franchises such as Uncharted or The Last of Us among many others.

  • Life cycle from year 2013 to 2023

Here are the best-selling PS4 games:

  • Grand Theft Auto V (about 20 million)
  • Marvel’s Spider-Man (about 20 million)
  • Uncharted 4: A Thief’s End ($16 million)
  • Call of Duty: Black Ops III (about 15 million)
  • Red Dead Redemption 2 (about 14 million)

1- PS2 – Over 155 million consoles sold

ps2 sales

The best-selling console in history. The PS2 isn’t just PlayStation’s best-selling console, it’s the best-selling console in video game history.. A milestone of which we do not know how long it will last but which it deserved thanks to many factors; a catalog of incredible games, affordable hardware for the pocket, very good graphics power for the time and also, why not say it, that the ease of hacking it made it very succulent.

  • Life cycle from the year 2000 to 2013

Here are the best-selling games in PS2 history:

  • Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas (17.33 million)
  • Gran Turismo 3: A-Spec (14.89 million)
  • Gran Turismo 4 (11.76 million)
  • Grand Theft Auto: Vice City (9.61 million)
  • Final Fantasy X (about 8 million)

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