Sony posted its financial earnings for the previous quarter as well as the PlayStation 4 continues to move in significant numbers, despite the global lockdowns, and the incoming one. The company sold 1.5 million devices in less than three months, up to a total of 110.4 million of the consoles since it’s release. This includes all of the available configuration, including the Software.
1.5 million in sales in the 1st quarter, a decrease compared to the previous year, however, as Sony sold about 2.6 million of them. Still have to see how the advent of the PlayStation, the 5 is just around the corner, the number of which is not as bad as it could have been. Also, Sony is the fault of the generally poor console sales for the period, as well as the lower game sales.
For the fiscal year, Sony recorded a $3.8 million revenue reduction compared with the previous 12-month period, and the decline of home consoles and game sales have been one of the reasons listed as to why.
However, the PlayStation 5 is just around the corner, it is very likely that the current 4 is going to break all records in spite of the great run it was. The PlayStation 2 and the Nintendo DS are still the undisputed champions, with approximately 157 155 million in sales. The fun is taking the third place with more than 118 million units of the PlayStation 4, take the fourth position.
According to Sony, the PlayStation 5 launch is on schedule for this holiday season, and shall not be affected by the global COVID-19 pandemic.