PlayStation 4 launched in the United Kingdom this weekend to become the country’s fastest-selling game console, sales tracking company Chart-Track announced.
The system broke the eight year record held by PSP, which sold 185,000 units during its September 2005 launch in the United Kingdom.
According to MCV, the system sold over 250,000 units in the United Kingdom in its first 48 hours on sale, besting Xbox One’s 150,000 units within the same period.
Here are some fun facts from the software side:
- Call of Duty: Ghosts was the number one seller this week. It outsold FIFA 14, which saw strong sales on PlayStation 4, by 6,000 units.
- PlayStation 4 exclusive Killzone: Shadow Fall is the fourth best seller this week. Battlefield 4 is just ahead of it in position three.
- PlayStation 4 exclusive Knack debuted at number 13 in sales, besting Wii U exclusive Super Mario 3D World at number 14.