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Sony's PlayStation 4 sales top 50 million units worldwide

A visitors plays games on PlayStation 4 (PS4) at the Paris Games Week, a trade fair for video games in Paris, France, October 29, 2016. REUTERS/Charles Platiau

TOKYO (Reuters) - Sony Corp said on Wednesday sales of its PlayStation 4 video game console had exceeded 50 million units as of Dec 6 helped by strong demand during the year-end holiday season.

The PlayStation 4, which went on sale in late 2013, has been Sony's fastest-selling game console.

(Reporting by Makiko Yamazaki; editing by Jason Neely)