Sony, one of the successful players of the console industry, does not fall off the agenda with the PlayStation 5, which they offered for sale in 2020. We are constantly confronted with news such as the stock problems experienced due to the chip crisis and the fact that the console is sold at astonishing prices all over the world. So what about the console’s sales figures? Sony has announced the current sales figures for the PlayStation 5.
Sony shared its results for the fiscal year ending March 31, 2022. In this context, the company, which announced many important data from console sales to the number of subscribers of services such as PS Plus, experienced a decrease in sales in direct proportion to the ongoing chip crisis.
How Many PlayStation 5 Units Were Sold?
The company sold two million PS5s in the fourth quarter of the fiscal year. The console, which experienced a decrease of 1.3 million compared to the same period of the previous year, has made a total of 19.3 million sales to date. Sony’s other console, PS4, also suffered from the drop in question. The console sold 100,000 units in the last three months. Compared to the same period of the previous year, it experienced a decrease of 900 thousand. That’s a total of 117.2 million sales so far.
Of course, it is normal to have a decrease in sales to some extent. Because the chip crisis affected the console market, as it did. The number of games Sony sold was also announced. The company, which sold 70.5 million in the fourth quarter of the fiscal year, experienced an increase of 9.1 million at this point compared to the same period of the previous year. Finally, let’s mention that the PS Plus service has 47.4 million subscribers. in every other area, reducing sales. However, there is a stock shortage around the world.