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Global sales of Sony's PlayStation 4 video game console have topped 2.1 million, three weeks after making its debut in North America.
On Friday, Sony launched the PS4 in Europe, Australia and other countries following its release in the U.S. and Canada on November 15. The device is available in 32 countries, and arrives in Japan early next year.
The PS4 marks a significant upgrade from its predecessor, PlayStation 3, featuring a revamped controller, streamlined menus and Share option that lets players broadcast games or share videos and photos with friends.
The console topped 1 million in sales during its first 24 hours of availability in North America, making it Sony's fastest-selling video game console ever.
"Demand remains incredibly strong and continues to overwhelm the supply worldwide, but we are diligently working to meet those growing demands and to deliver additional PS4 units to our retail partners throughout the holiday season," says Andrew House, president and group CEO of Sony Computer Entertainment, in a statement.
Sony says it will introduce cloud-based gaming services through Gaikai in the U.S. next year. The service would offer a catalog of PlayStation 3 titles to PS3, PS4 and PlayStation Vita owners.
Initial demand for both the PS4 and rival Xbox One from Microsoft continue to be strong. After launching the Xbox One on Nov. 22, Microsoft revealed global sales topped 1 million in 24 hours.