PS5 It arrived two and a half years ago and in all this time, the console has had more than notable stock problems. The crisis has hit the video game market hard, but that has not prevented the “machine” from Sony have recorded large numbers.
For a few weeks we have been seeing that PS5 is generating a large increase in its own sales as a result of greater availability in stores and department stores. For example, PS5 sales are up 369% in the first quarter of 2023 in Europe.
Things are not bad right now and this is expanding in the vast majority of international markets. As confirmed by the well-known analyst Mat Piscatella, in the United States PlayStation 5 is also breaking records.
PlayStation 5 hardware unit sales have now surpassed those of PlayStation 4 on a time-aligned basis (29 months in market).
— Mat Piscatella (@MatPiscatella) April 19, 2023
PS5 is like PS4
Basically, it has been known that the sales of hardware units of PlayStation 5 have already outperformed PlayStation 4 during the same period of time. That is, in its first 29 months for sale on the market.
According to VGChartz estimates, PS5 has sold 35.43 million consoles as of today around the world. With each passing month it gets a little closer to surpassing the SNES on the list of best-selling consoles of all time.
Although it is still far away, the comparison with PS4 (117.02 million units) suggests that in a few years PlayStation 5 could surpass the previous one. console Sony bestseller. Now that there is more stock, the odds have increased in your favor.
Reviewing more data that has been leaving us in recent months, more than half of console sales in the United Kingdom during 2023 correspond to PS5 and PS5 also swept Japan in February, with a 450% increase in sales.
As the good news for Sony continues, many are hoping to learn more about what’s to come in PlayStation-related hardware after the release of PS VR2 as the next-gen leap from virtual reality.
Will that rumored portable model linked to PS5? Will a lighter console model end up landing with other specs or will a new one be released? ps5 proor as it was done with PS4 at the time. We were recently wondering what makes more sense: PlayStation 5 Pro, PS5 Slim, or jumping straight to PlayStation 6?