Sony said that it has sold 1 crore units of its PS5 so far. Earlier, PS5 sales figures were released by the company in April, when it stood at 7.8 million units, which shows that it has sold more than 20 lakh units in a period of about three months. This means that PS5 sales are outpacing the PS4. And with this the latest PlayStation has become the company’s fastest selling gaming console. The company is also facing a shortage in supply at this time, despite which the sale of PS5 has been excellent.
Company’s focus on increasing supply
The great sales of the PS5 have been great for Sony, but that doesn’t change the fact that it’s hard for users to buy a gaming console right now. The reason for this is the shortage of chips in the whole world. Sony Interactive Entertainment CEO and President Jim Ryan, however, said that the PS5, however, has reached more homes at a much faster rate than the consoles the company has sold in the past. But according to him, the company still needs to do a lot of work because the demand for PS5 is more than the supply. He further said that the priority of the company is to improve the level of inventory.
Sony also shared that Spider-Man: Miles Morales has sold over 6.5 million copies since its November 2020 launch, while Ratchet & Clank: Rift Apart has sold over 1.1 million copies since its launch last month. sale has taken place.
Apple’s revenue up by 36.4%, double digit growth in India is the main reason
While Sony has shared the sales details of its gaming console, it is not being done by Microsoft with its Xbox. Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella said that the company is completely into games and further added that the Xbox Series S and X are the company’s fastest selling consoles of all time.