Sony has released its latest earnings report, and the technology giant disclosed new numbers for the PlayStation business and PS5 sales specifically. Sony shipped 2 million PS5 units during the latest quarter, helping the console reach overall sales of 19.3 million units.
For comparison, Sony sold 3.3 million PS5 units during the same quarter last year, so sales dropped by more than 1.3 million units, a decrease no doubt attributable in part to the semiconductor shortage and other supply issues.
Sony sold 70.5 million PlayStation games during the quarter (across PS4 and PS5), including 14.5 million first-party titles. A whopping 71% of games sold were digital, Sony also announced. This compares to 61.4 million games sold during the same quarter last year, including 7.9 million first-party titles sold. The share of digital downloads, however, fell from 79% during the same period last year.
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