Sony took a big gamble on its latest game console, the PlayStation 4 – and it has certainly paid off.

The company reported that as of Monday evening that it has sold more than six million PlayStation 4 systems worldwide, including 370,000 units solid in Japan since its launch last month. In addition, 13.7 million pieces of software have been sold as well.

“I am absolutely delighted that PS4 is off to such a great start in Japan,” said SCE president Andrew House. “The responses we have received for the PS4 system’s integrated social capabilities have been phenomenal, and I couldn’t be more thrilled that gamers are utilizing these unique features to engage, share, play and connect with users around the world. SCE will continue to expand the world of PlayStation by growing its library of breakthrough games and bringing more innovative features and services only possible on PS4.”

Along with the big sales numbers, Sony also reported that over 100 million items of shared content and more than 3.6 million gameplay broadcasts have been posted since the system went online.

Source: GamesIndustry International