Sony Plans to Ship 20M PS4 Consoles in Current Fiscal Year - NewsWilliam D'Angelo , posted on 24 May 2016 / 6,944 Views
Sony has released its financial results for fiscal year 2015, which ended March 31st, as well as provided forecasts for the current fiscal year.
Sales and operating revenue decreased 1.3 percent to 8.1 trillion yen, while operating income increased a massive 329.2 percent to 294.2 billion yen.
The Games & Network Services saw revenue increase 11.8 percent to 1.55 trillion yen and operating income increase 40.6 billion yen to 88.7 billion yen.
Sony shipped 17.7 million PlayStation 4 consoles during the 2015 fiscal year and plans to ship 20 million units in the current fiscal year that runs from April 1st, 2016 until March 31st, 2017. That would bring total shipments of the console to around 60 million units.
Sony also expects revenue from the PlayStation 4 to increase 8.3 percent. This includes hardware and software sales.
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