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The PlayStation 4 has sold over 5.3 million units worldwide, Sony announced today.

The next-gen console, which launched in November last year, sold through more than 5.3 million units worldwide as of February 8th and was the top-selling console in the United States.

Sony have been dominating the battle of the next-gen consoles with Microsoft’s Xbox One since their launch, also in November. The PlayStation 4 was the top-selling console in November also and sold 166,000 more consoles than Xbox One in the UK, making £181.8 million compared to Xbox’s £144.5 million.

In a press release, Andrew House, President and Group CEO of Sony Computer Entertainment, Inc, said: “I am thrilled that so many customers around the globe have continued to select PS4 as the best place to play throughout and beyond the holiday season.

“We are delighted that according to the NPD Group’s latest data, PS4 was January’s top-selling console in the United States. The PS4 system’s momentum just keeps growing stronger, and we are extremely grateful for the continued passion and support of PlayStation fans.

The PlayStation 4 launches in Japan on Saturday.