After releasing the trailers for the latest PlayStation 4 games at E3, Sony received news that its latest gaming console topped 60 million in sales. Later this year, Activision's latest game, "Destiny 2" will be released. Gamers can expect the beta releases, as well as a release for PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and there will be a PC version as well.

PlayStation 4 shows brisk sales

USA Today reported that the sales of Sony's latest gaming system, PlayStation 4, topped sales of 60 million, and the company hopes to exceed 69 million sales by the end of the year.

The news was announced after the the E3 event where Sony released the latest trailers for its newest games. The launches of the latest games include games for the holiday season and beyond. Sony used its media event prior to E3 to focus on what gamers can expect from the release of its PlayStation 4 and PlayStation VR games being released during the holidays and afterward. In addition to the brisk sales of the new platform, software sales have topped 487 million so far while time spent gaming has topped 600 million hours per week. Contributing to the sales of the PlayStation 4 is the PlayStation 4 Pro, which is a more powerful version of the system. So far, 20 percent of the sales for the PlayStation 4 have come from the Pro edition.

Microsoft showcased its Xbox One X at E3, a platform even purportedly even more powerful than Sony's current console. Microsoft hopes to do battle with Sony for dominance in gaming consoles. Sony has the advantage with the PS4 Pro because it is less expensive and offers a wider variety of games.

Tentative release dates for Destiny 2

Forbes reported that "Destiny 2" had a presence at the E3 event this year. The title is offered by Activision, which didn't offer its own show this year. Sony and Activision have worked closely together in gaming although Activision offers its games on other platforms. Activision's latest release is "Destiny 2." Although the trailer for the game was shown at E3, key details related to the game were missing.

Currently, the beta release of the game is set to release for the Xbox platform on July 19. The PC beta version won't release until the end of August. PS4 users and Xbox One users can expect a September 6 release. The final PC launch will happen on October 24. It was revealed at E3 that gamers who play on the PlayStation platform can expect "a three-player cooperative Strike, a blue and white colored ship, specialized gear sets, and an exclusive exotic weapon." Although "Destiny 2" didn't have a huge presence at E3, it is one of the most highly anticipated games of the season.