The new Sony Crossed a sales threshold of 9 million units - and the company's people believe that with a stabilization in supply, they will be able to break an annual sales record of more than two decades at the beginning of 2023
The general mood across the web is that almost everyone wants to Consoles Playstation 5 for themselves, but very few have been able to get a chance to purchase them in practice - but although demand far exceeds supply and is difficult to challenge, it seems that the new and advanced platform of Sony Still doing a corps with sales reaching 9 million units worldwide at the end of the previous month, about eight months after the initial availability date.
This is a very handsome number that has already opened up a gap over the number of new generation consoles it has sold Microsoft Office So far, despite having two different systems at two separate price levels and much better availability in stores for both - but it turns out that for people Sony There are even more grandiose plans for the PS5's second year in stores, including a bid to break the company's personal record set somewhere during 1998.
According to an announcement made by Jim Ryan, CEO and President of Sony's Video Games Division, to the company's investors - the current successful Japanese manufacturer's plan includes a goal to reach sales of more than 14.6 million Consoles PlayStation 5 during what is known as its second year on the market, as part of the fiscal year 2022 which began at the end of March 2021 and will end at the end of March 2022, and sales on an even larger scale during fiscal year 2023 which will begin at the end of March 2022 Consoles, Despite the challenges and the severe shortage of chips that has accompanied us for more than a year.
If Sony manages to reach sales of more than 22.6 million Consoles In one year, it will be a new record for the company since it officially entered the gaming world in 1994 - one that will break the sales record of thePlaystation The original fiscal year 1998.
A general and approximate calculation leads us to the conclusion that if Sony does meet the tasks it has set for itself, and felt confident enough to share with investors in a relatively binding manner, the salesPlaystation 5 At the end of March 2023 there will be more than 43 million units, less than two and a half years from the moment of launch in November 2020 - the surest way to become another system Playstation Stationary that will cross a sales threshold of 100 million (in common with all previous generations except the PS3) and possibly even one with the potential to jeopardize the hegemony of thePlaystation Legendary 2 as the most successful ballroom gaming system ever.
For us, the consumers, these are happy goals mainly due to the expectation of a significant expansion in the scope of console supply in the foreseeable future, which will help reduce prices that are currently hundreds of shekels away from the official recommended prices with which the PS5 was launched. We will keep our fingers crossed and continue to follow developments.