Sony sells 10 million PS5 units worldwide; becomes fastest selling console in company history – Technology News, Firstpost



Sony PlayStation 5 has achieved a new milestone. As revealed Sony Interactive Entertainment (YOU) blog post, has sold 10 million units of PS5 (review) worldwide since its launch in November 2020. This makes it the fastest selling console in Sony history. It is revealed that it was in April that PS5 reached the 7.8 million mark. Sales of the PS5 have also surpassed the sales of its predecessor, the PlayStation 4.

Sony PlayStation 5

However, it should be noted that supply challenges and the global pandemic have made it difficult for people to access the console. People were scrambling to reserve the PlayStation 5 in India.

Sony, in its blog post, thanked the Product Development and Hardware Engineering and Operations teams. It read: “We are incredibly grateful to our fans for the excellent reception of PS5 and our growing portfolio of gaming entertainment. Without their support and trust, this initial success would not have been possible.”

Also, the company suggested that the PS5 will get more exclusive game titles soon. This includes a new God of War by Santa Monica Studios, Gran Turismo 7 from Polyphony Digital, West horizon forbidden from Guerrilla Games. There will be more games like Battlefield 2042 by Electronic Arts, DEATHLOOP from Bethesda, Far Cry 6 From Ubisoft and Kena: Bridge of Spirits from Ember Lab.

It is also revealed that the PS5 Spider-Man: Miles Morales has sold more than 6.5 million copies, Ratchet & Clank: Rift Apart has sold more than 1.1 million copies, and Return it has also sold more than 560,000 copies since their respective releases.

The Sony PlayStation 5 comes in two variants: the standard variant with a disc is priced at Rs 49,990, while the digital discless variant is priced at Rs 39,990.