Actually, combined PSOne, PS2, PS3, PS4, PSP, PS Vita sales are significantly over 500 million - the brand has moved a whopping 525.3 million units to date.
Sony has today announced that 500 million PlayStations have been sold worldwide and to celebrate, they're doing something special. In order to commemorate this moment, the company has revealed the details of a new limited edition PlayStation 4 Pro model as a "thank you" to all of the fans that made it possible.
Sony is only producing 50,000 of these limited edition consoles for distribution worldwide. It has a 2TB hard drive and will be available from select retailers across Europe from the 24th August at an RRP of €499.
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The 500 Million Limited Edition DualShock 4 will also be available as a standalone purchase for $64.99 Dollars / $74.99 CAD / €64.99 / 6,480 yen. And much like the PlayStation 4 20th Anniversary Edition, I think you know what happened to most of those. Sony tells gamers to be on the lookout for certain special serial numbers, which include 09995, the United States launch date of the original PlayStation, and 01115, the U.S. launch date for the PS4.
In addition, a limited-edition Gold Wireless Headset and wireless controller will be sold separately. We'll see the console launch at retailers around the USA on August 24, while the controller and headset will follow in early September.
To continue the celebration, Sony will additionally be launching a 500 Million Limited Edition Gold Wireless Headset for $99.99 Dollars / $119.99 CAD, that will feature "the same dark blue translucent design with copper detailing".