Sony confirms that it has sold 19 million PlayStation 5s since its launch

Sony confirms that it has sold 19 million PlayStation 5s since its launch

It also sold 70.5 million games on PS4 and PS5 last year.

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According to Sony, 19 million PlayStation 5s have been sold worldwide
According to Sony, 19 million PlayStation 5s have been sold worldwide

Sony Distributed in total 19.3 million PlayStation 5 units (PS5) from the release of this new generation console in November 2020.

The company released its financial results for the fiscal year ended March 31, 2022. It emphasizes that More than 2 million PS5 units were shipped in the last quarter Year corresponding to the first three months of the current year.

In February last year, a Japanese technology company released its revenue report for the third quarter of 2021 when it said it had distributed 3.9 million units to meet demand.

The PlayStation 5 hit the market in November 2020, and since then it has had production problems due to a lack of stock caused by the corovirus pandemic.
The PlayStation 5 hit the market in November 2020, and since then it has had production problems due to a lack of stock caused by the corovirus pandemic.

Then he noted that so far Sold 17.3 million Next generation consoles produced in November 2020 from the day of its launch. These figures were at some distance 20.2 million PlayStation 4 (PS4) units running Sony simultaneously Its life cycle.

This indicates that it managed to sell 3.1 million fewer units than it did during the PlayStation 4 analysis, thus confirming the results of the lack of inventories received as a result of the pandemic.

It should be noted that Sony has reduced its PS5 sales forecast for the last fiscal year to 11.5 million units, down from the 14.8 million consoles it originally planned to distribute.

Despite this result, the company has managed to increase sales of video games Sold 70.5 million titles for PS4 and PS5A year ago 61.4 million.

Of the total number of video games sold in 2021, 14.5 million games were developed by the company itself (Also known as the “First Party”). This figure is higher than the figure recorded in the last quarter of the same period last year, when it managed to sell 7.9 million video games for PS4 and PS5.

On the other hand, the data show that its Game & Network Services (GNS) division generated 665,000 million yen (slightly more than 4.8 billion eurosS) In this quarter and in general, sales remained stable until 2021.

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Source: La Nacion

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