With the new financial conference, Sony announced the current PlayStation 5 sales figure . In addition, the number of PlayStation Plus subscribers and game sales figures were also mentioned. Details are here.
As you know, big companies in the gaming industry hold quarterly financial conferences for analysts and investors. On this occasion, both current sales figures and plans for the future are revealed.
How Much Is The Current PlayStation 5 Sales Figure?
In its recent conference, Sony revealed the curious details such as PlayStation 5 console and game sales figures and the total number of PlayStation Plus subscribers. According to the details given by the Japanese technology giant , 21.7 million PlayStation 5 units were distributed worldwide. In the last quarter ending June 31, 2022, 2.4 million were distributed. Let’s say the figure for the same period of the previous financial year was 2.3 million. It can be seen that there has been a slight increase.
The total number of PlayStation Plus subscribers was announced as 47.3 million. In the same period of the previous year, this figure was 46.3 million. In other words, another million subscribers gained over the past year. With the introduction of the new system, the number of subscribers is expected to increase even more.
When we look at the game sales, it can be seen that there is a decrease in contrast to the current console and subscription service. Total software sales on PlayStation 4 and PlayStation 5 platforms were 47.1 million in the first quarter of 2022, first-party game sales were 6.4 million, and full version digital games accounted for 79% of the software sold. In the same period of the previous financial year, the total software sales on PlayStation 4 and PlayStation 5 platforms were 63.6 million, while the first game sales were 10.5 million and full version digital games covered 71% of the software sold.
Sony has also talked about its plans for the future before . While the gap is planned to be closed next year, in 2024, it is aimed that sales will come to the fore again. To what extent can these goals be achieved? We will be following the developments