PS5 sales hit 20 million, console production increases


Sony’s PlayStation 5 game console has sold 20 million units worldwide since its launch in November 2020, the company confirmed to CNET via email on Friday. The next-gen PS5 console has reached the milestone despite a sold out due to the pandemic and global supply chain issues, as previously reported by GamesIndustry.biz.

It currently follows the PS4, but Sony expects the PS5 to eventually overtake its predecessor. Sales news comes less than a year later sales reached 10 million worldwidea milestone that the PS5 reached a month faster than the PS4.

“For fans who haven’t gotten their hands on a console yet, please know that we expect PS5 production to ramp up significantly this year and we’re working hard to make sure the PlayStation 5 is available to everyone who wants it. want one.” Veronica Rogers, head of global sales and business operations at Sony Interactive Entertainment, said in a statement.

Thursday, PlayStation Live broadcast of the situation showcased major upcoming games, including a Resident Evil 4 Remake, Final Fantasy 16 and Street Fighter 6.


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