Sony has now bought 13.4 million PlayStation 5 consoles


Sony’s newest monetary experiences announce that 13.4m PlayStation 5 consoles have been bought to this point, with 3.3 million PS5s being bought throughout the July-September Q2 interval.

As revealed in Sony’s Q2 monetary outcomes, the corporate’s Sport & Community Companies phase bought 1 million extra PS5s to retailers within the quarter than within the earlier three-month interval. That is the second-highest quarterly gross sales for the PS5, matching This fall 2020 and trailing solely Q3 2020’s document 4.5m gross sales.

These gross sales contributed a complete of $5.86 billion to Sony’s gaming division’s income, up 27% year-over-year for the very best Q2 PlayStation ever. Of that income, $0.751b was taken as revenue. Whereas gross sales are spectacular, working revenue declined, down 21% year-over-year. This comes partly attributable to decrease PS4 gross sales – the console bought simply 0.2m items this quarter – and the PS5 console being bought at a loss.

General, PlayStation accounted for 27% of Sony’s whole income this quarter and 26% of its whole working revenue.