PlayStation Celebrates 500 Million Console Sales With Limited Edition PS4 Pro

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You can also get your paws on a commemorative Gold Wireless Headset 500 Million Limited Edition separately. But today, the firm has announced that it has sold more than 525 million PlayStation consoles globally since the launch of the very first.

The PlayStation brand has been around for nearly 24 years at this point, and in that time, Sony has sold a lot of consoles - more than 500 million, in fact.

500 million PlayStation consoles sold since the system launched in 2013 is an wonderful feat. The limited console is a translucent blue color with sleek copper accents that brings to mind the streak of translucent consoles, controllers, and handhelds that graced the '90s and early '00s. This fetching finish allows you to see the PS4 Pro's (and controller's) innards, and there's even a plaque on the front of the device emblazoned with its serial number. 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 United States launch date for the PS4.

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On August 24th (Australian date to be confirmed), Sony will release 50,000 of these translucent blue PlayStation 4 Pro consoles which feature custom packaging, a translucent dark blue console, a matching DualShock 4 controller, PlayStation Camera, Vertical stand as well as a mono headset. Another serial number to keep an eye out for is 01013, which is the USA launch date of PSVR. The system goes on sale on August 24 - keep an eye on the console's official PlayStation.com page for a list of participating retailers.

The limited edition DualShock and Gold Wireless Headset will be available in select quantities at North American retail in September. Sony is also selling the limited edition DualShock 4 for $64.99.

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