Sony PS4 Sales Record
Sony’s PlayStation 4 has sold 100 million units, Sony PS4 Sales record Shows that this is the fastest-selling console to hit that number. In its latest earnings report, Song PS4 Sales were totally recorded 35 Million after the Holiday Season since the console came out. In the Past 5 Years Sony PS4 Sales were almost 100 million just two months quicker than Nintendo’s Wii.
Sony Says for the first Time They are getting more sales over Digital Platforms then Physical Sales instore, Users are buying more games online instead of Buying physical discs, This has set a new trend which is ongoing for a while now.
PS4 is just 5years Old in the Market, They have never show their sales until recently, with 17.8 million sold last year, which was just 1.2 million less over 2017. However, it took a noticeable dive last quarter, and Sony has warned that it expects 2019 sales to be down more than it originally forecast last quarter. A slow demise in PS4 sales is to be expected, though, considering that Sony’s next-gen PS5 should arrive in fall of 2020, with support for ray-tracing 8K, SSD storage and PS4 backward-compatibility.
In other Sony news, smartphone revenue dropped by 15 percent over last quarter, continuing what seems like a never-ending trend. It sold less than half the number of smartphones it did during the same period last year, just 900,000 in total. To give you an idea of how bad that is, total units sold in 2018 was less than half of 2017, and so far, 2019 is half of 2018.
Meanwhile, Sony’s imaging division continues to perform well, particularly in the area of smartphone camera sensors. Sales of digital cameras like its full-frame A7 mirror less cameras were down slightly, but that’s a trend that’s affecting the industry as a whole (because of increasingly more sophisticated smartphone cameras, of course). Sony is still one of the most profitable camera companies out there, though, so that’s not a good sign for the industry as a whole.