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World PlayStation Network accounts top 20 million

Service rakes in revenues of 180 million dollars.


Sony Computer Entertainment announced today that worldwide accounts for the PlayStation Network service have topped the 20 million mark. The figure is current as of February 20.

The 20 million feat was reached approximately two years and three months following the service's start of availability at the PlayStation 3's November 2006 launch. Past landmarks included the five million mark at the one year two month point and the million mark six months later.

According to Sony figures, 600 titles throughout the world offer PlayStation Network compatibility. The service is home to a worldwide total of 14,500 pieces of download content, including demos, full games, download items, and movies as part of various video services. Regarding the US video service in particular, the company notes the availability of 1,400 movies and over 4,400 television episodes.

Total worldwide downloads, including both paid and free content, have topped the 380 million mark. Total revenues have topped 180 million dollars.

Sony also shared a few figures for related services. PlayStation Home, which kicked off in December, has crossed the four million user mark. The Life with PlayStation service is being used by 2.6 million people.

This announcement comes just a few days after Sony announced that domestic PSN accounts had crossed the two million mark.

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