Sony Computer Entertainment Inc. announced sales figures of their PlayStation 3 system during the holiday season. Accounting for holiday sales from the last week of November 2009 through December 2009, the PlayStation 3 system exceeded 3.8 million units sold worldwide.

Sony’s press release stated, “The PS3 platform experienced a 76% increase in hardware sales compared to the same period in the previous year, marking the highest record sales for PS3 hardware for a holiday period.”

Sony also noted that more than 38 million PlayStation Network accounts have been registered to date worldwide.

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