Sony Interactive Entertainment (SIE) announced 25 million PlayStation 5 (PS5) consoles cross the barrier It has been sold worldwide since its launch in November 2020.
The company released this and other data during the presentation of financial results for the second quarter of the current fiscal year (Q2 2022), which began in April 2022 and will end in March of next year.
Especially in this recent period, which has been examined, The Japanese manufacturer managed to sell 3.3 million units of its next-generation console.n is the same amount recorded in the same period of the previous year.
Considering the data reported in the first quarter of 2022, With 2.4 million PS5s sold (2.3 million units in the same quarter of 2021), sales were higher so far this year than in 2021.
Despite these good results, if this situation continues Sony will not be able to meet its plans by the end of fiscal 2022Since its target is 18 million PS5 sales and so far it has only sold 5.7 million consoles.
sum of all Sales records of the last generation console show that Sony has managed to sell 25 million units since the launch of this product for ‘gamers’.
Results are also positive for ‘hardware’ salesresulting in a profit of 179,245 million yen (approximately 1,200 million euro) in the second quarter of the current fiscal year, compared to 160,635 million lent (approximately 1,100 million euros) in the previous year.
Revenue from sales of video games and ‘software’ is also It increased from 343.03 million yen in the second quarter of 202 to 369,977 in the second quarter of the current fiscal year.
Regarding the movements recorded in the ‘Software’ section, Sony stated that gamers have purchased a total of 62.5 million games across all available platforms. Of these, 63 percent are downloads in digital format, and 6.7 million ‘first-party’ titles are developed by their own studios.