Sony has sold a total of over 19 million PlayStation 5 units since launch, the company’s latest earnings report reveals. The Japanese company said it sold 2 million PlayStation 5 units in the quarter ended March 31, compared to 3.3 million in the fourth quarter last year. Additionally, in Q4 FY 2021, Sony sold 70.5 million PS4/PS5 titles, including 14.5 million first-party games, compared to 61.4 million a year ago. However, the number of titles sold this quarter is significantly lower compared to the previous quarter.
According to Sony’s earnings report, the company has sold 19.3 million PS5 consoles since its launch. The company sold 2 million units in the fourth quarter of 2021, compared to 3.9 million in the third quarter of 2021 and 3.3 million units in the fourth quarter of 2020. The total number of PS5 consoles sold in fiscal 2020 was 7.8 million and the Fiscal year 2021 sold 11.5 million . Sony sold about a lakh PS4 consoles in the fourth quarter of 2021.
Similarly, Sony sold 70.5 million PS4/PS5 titles in Q4 2021, which is significantly less than the 92.7 million titles sold in Q3 2021 but more than the 61.4 million in Q4 2020. The total number of PS4/PS5 titles sold in FY2020 was 338.4 million compared to 303.2 million in FY2021.
According to a Reuters report, Sony plans to sell 18 million PlayStation 5 consoles this fiscal year (FY 2022). “What I can say now is that we can source enough components for 18 million units,” Sony Chief Financial Officer Hiroki Totoki said, citing new lockdowns in China to curb the spread of COVID-19 and blaming the pandemic for theirs Struggling with supply chain disruptions responsible for their performance in fiscal 2021.
In addition, the number of PlayStation Plus subscribers and monthly active users on PlayStation Network remained similar in Q4 2021 and Q4 2020. The number of PlayStation Plus subscribers in the fourth quarter of 2021 was 47.4 million compared to 47.6 million a year ago. Monthly active users declined from 109 million in Q4 2020 to 106 million in Q4 2021.
https://gadgets360.com/games/news/ps5-playstation-5-sony-q4-2021-earnings-report-titles-games-2962794 Sony PS5 sales top 19 million, 2 million units sold in Q4 2021