If you haven’t already heard, the PS4 has now surpassed six million units sold worldwide following the successful launch in Japan just over a week ago. This means that Sony sold around 700,000 units since the last figures were reported on February 8th 2014 – in the space of just three weeks.
Sony also reports that more than 90% of PS4s in the United States are online and connected to the Internet. In addition, gamers have broadcasted live gameplay more than 3.6 million times, with 56 million viewers on Twitch and UStream. In fact, since January 1st, PS4 gamers account for 20% of daily broadcasters on Twitch.
And soon, the social features on the PS4 will be expanding, giving spectators the ability to influence live gameplay. For example, Dead Nation: Apocalypse Edition features a built in Broadcast+ mode where you can stream your gameplay while viewers on the PS4 or a web browser influence positive and negative effects during gameplay. More social feedback is on the way too, with Dynasty Warriors 8 Xtreme Legends in March and Daylight in April.
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