PS5 gross sales surpass 41.7 million, with 3.3 million models offered in final quarter

Kath Santarin
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Sony has introduced its Q1 outcomes for the fiscal yr ending March 31, 2024, and the report finds PlayStation 5 gross sales up 900,000 models year-over-year (yoy).

In line with the corporate, the console moved 3.3 million models throughout Q1 in comparison with the two.4 million offered throughout the identical quarter in 2022. In {dollars}, the console introduced in ¥186 billion ($1.3 billion), a rise of 42% yoy.

Software program gross sales have been up 27% yoy to ¥406 billion ($2.8 billion), with 56.5 million models offered throughout PlayStation 4 and PS5, 6.6 million of which have been first-party titles. The determine is up by 9.3 million models from the 47.2 million reported throughout the earlier fiscal yr.

Through the quarter, bodily video games gross sales totaled ¥24.4 billion ($170 million), up 26% yoy, and digital gross sales elevated 28% yoy to ¥153 billion ($1.1 billion).

Throughout Q1 final yr, Sony reported 47.3 million PlayStation Plus members. The corporate didn't supply member figures for this quarter, however did share numbers for PlayStation Community, which noticed 108 million month-to-month energetic customers in Q1. That is a 5 million uptick in customers in comparison with the 103 million reported for a similar quarter in 2022.

As a complete, the corporate's Recreation and Community Companies phase, which covers {hardware} and software program, noticed income enhance by 27% to ¥771 billion ($5.38 billion) yoy.

Companywide, Sony reported a 33% enhance in gross sales to ¥2.96 trillion ($21 billion) and a 17% decline in web earnings to ¥217 billion ($1.5 billion). The corporate attributed web earnings figures to declines in its monetary enterprise and a weaker efficiency from its film and tv division.

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