Nintendo Switch Lifetime Sales Cross Ps4 In Japan

Nintendo Switch Lifetime Sales Cross PS4 In Japan


Sony has for long been the hardware king in Japan’s console market with the PlayStation 4 but it appears that Nintendo has taken that crown back. According to a new report, the lifetime sales of the Nintendo Switch have now surpassed the PlayStation 4 in the company’s home country. The Switch has sold more units than the PlayStation 4 in Japan.

The latest sales charts from Famitsu show that the Nintendo Switch has sold 8,125,637 units in Japan compared to the 8,077,756 units for the PlayStation 4 and the PlayStation 4 Pro combined. That’s certainly an impressive feat.

Ps4 Sales Will Soon Cross 100 Million Units

PS4 Sales Will Soon Cross 100 Million Units


To say that the PlayStation 4 has been a massive hit for Sony would be an understatement. The console has consistently outsold the Xbox One and will soon cross another major milestone. According to the figures officially revealed by Sony, it won’t be long before the PS4 sales cross 100 million units.

Sony did caution last year that the PlayStation 4 sales had fallen for the very first time year-over-year. That has happened once again in 2019 but it’s still a pretty strong showing by Sony’s console. The company sold 17.8 million PS4 units in the fiscal year ending March 31st, slightly down from the 19 million units sold in the previous fiscal year.

Blind Japanese Sailor And Friend Cross Pacific

Blind Japanese sailor and friend cross Pacific

A blind Japanese man has succeeded in sailing across the Pacific Ocean from the United States to Japan with assistance from his sighted American friend.

52-year-old Mitsuhiro Iwamoto and 55-year-old Douglas Smith arrived at Onahama Port in the city of Iwaki in Fukushima Prefecture, northeastern Japan, on Saturday morning. They were greeted by a crowd of well-wishers.

Sony Didn't Let Bungie Enable Destiny 2 Cross-platform Character Transfer

Sony Didn't Let Bungie Enable Destiny 2 Cross-Platform Character Transfer


Bungie may have wanted to enable cross-platform transfer of Destiny characters in Destiny 2 but it was reportedly stopped by Sony from offering this functionality. This according to a new report which claims that Bungie really wanted to make this happen for players but the exclusivity partnership with Sony didn’t allow it to move forward with the plan.

Cross-progression and cross-play are increasingly becoming the norm in the gaming industry but it’s not possible to transfer characters in many games. Bungie reportedly wanted to make that happen for Destiny 2 but Sony wasn’t having any of it.

No Plans For Rocket League Ps4 Cross-play Just Yet

No Plans For Rocket League PS4 Cross-Play Just Yet

Rocket League allows for cross-platform play amongst Xbox One, Nintendo Switch, and PC gamers. Unsurprisingly given Sony’s stance, the PS4 is not part of that list. However Sony recently made headlines by announcing their decision to finally allow cross-play for Fortnite, which led to many wondering about other games Sony had denied in the past.

Xbox Boss Responds To Sony's Comments On Cross-play

Xbox Boss Responds To Sony's Comments On Cross-Play

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The other day Sony’s CEO spoke about support for cross-play, in which he stated that he felt that Fortnite was best played on the PS4, which is why they have yet to enable cross-play support with other consoles like the Xbox One and Nintendo Switch. Turns out that Microsoft has something to say about that.

Sony Playstation Vr Sales Cross 3 Million Units

Sony PlayStation VR Sales Cross 3 Million Units

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It’s evident that Sony has seen considerable success with its PlayStation VR headset and today the company put a concrete figure on its success. The sales of its PlayStation VR headset have crossed 3 million units, the company announced today, in addition to sales of over 21.9 million PSVR games and experiences.

Sony Is 'confident' It'll Find Ps4 Fortnite Cross-play Solution

Sony Is ‘Confident' It'll Find PS4 Fortnite Cross-Play Solution


Fortnite is undoubtedly one of the most popular games this year that’s available on a variety of platforms including the PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and the Nintendo Switch. While Fortnite cross-play is possible between the Xbox One and Nintendo Switch, Sony doesn’t allow it on the PlayStation 4. Fans have obviously not been happy about this and after its initial response to criticism failed to assuage concerns, Sony is addressing the matter once again.

Fortnite players can’t use an account that has been used on the PlayStation 4 with the Nintendo Switch or the Xbox One for that matter. This means that they essentially have to start from scratch on the other consoles if they started playing the game on PS4 first.

Former Sony Head Claims Fortnite Cross-play Blocked Due To 'money'

Former Sony Head Claims Fortnite Cross-Play Blocked Due To ‘Money'


Fornite was launched on the Nintendo Switch recently and PlayStation 4 owners don’t get progression sync or cross-play with the console, much like how it is with the Xbox One. The block prevents the player from carrying over their progress, purchases, and skins from Fortnite on PlayStation 4 to either console. Joe Smedley, the former boss of Sony Online Entertainment, claims that the block is due to “money.”

Fortnite players on PlayStation 4 can’t use their account when they play the game on any other console. Which means they need to make another account with separate purchases, progress, and skins for Xbox One and Nintendo Switch, both of which place no such bar on their players.

Epic Confirms Fortnite Won't Support Cross-play Between Switch & Ps4

Epic Confirms Fortnite Won't Support Cross-Play Between Switch & PS4

As you might have heard, Fortnite for the Nintendo Switch has been announced. As per the announcement, the game will support cross-play meaning that players on different devices will all be able to play together. However it seems that this will include every platform except for Sony's PS4.

TechCrunch has since confirmed with Epic that the PS4 will not be part of the cross-play where in a statement made by the company, "Cross-play and cross progression on Switch work with Xbox One, PC, Mac, and mobile." This is actually not the first time that Sony has opted not to participate in cross-play.