Sony announced in its fiscal 2020 annual earnings report released on Wednesday that since its launch in November last year, its PlayStation 5 console had sold a total of 7.8 million units. In contrast, the Japanese technology company sold 5.7 million PlayStation 4 consoles worldwide during the entire fiscal year. It also said that there were 47.6 million PlayStation Plus subscribers and 109 million PlayStation Network users in the fourth quarter of this fiscal year.
According to Sony’s fiscal year 2020 earnings report, the company sold 3.3 million PlayStation 5 consoles in the fourth quarter ended March 31. Previously, in the Japanese company’s financial report for the third quarter of 2020, the Japanese company shared that it has sold 4.5 million PlayStation 5 game consoles since its production. Launched in early November. In addition, of the 5.7 million PlayStation 4 consoles, Sony sold 1.4 million units in the third quarter of 2020 and 1 million units in the fourth quarter of 2020.
In terms of software and titles, Sony sold 338.9 million complete game software (PlayStation 4 / PlayStation 5) and 58.4 million first-party games in the entire fiscal year 2020, and sold 61.4 million and 7.9 million respectively in the fourth quarter of 2020. . In addition, Sony has 47.6 million PlayStation Plus subscribers in the fourth quarter of 2020, with 109 million monthly active users. In terms of revenue, Sony’s Game and Network Services (G&NS) division (including consoles, games and network services) brings in JPY revenue. 2,604.13 billion rupees (approximately 1,78,060 crore).
Sony recently announced via its PlayStation account on Twitter that PlayStation Now users will soon be able to play certain games at 1080p resolution. PlayStation Now is Sony’s cloud streaming subscription service that allows PlayStation 5, PlayStation 4 and PC users to play PS4, PS3 and PS2 games. PlayStation Now costs US$9.99 (approximately 750 rupees) per month, and the three-month fee is US$24.99 (approximately 1900 rupees). There is also an annual plan with a price of US$59.99 (approximately Rs 4,500) and can be used in Europe, the US, Canada and Japan.