PS4 Shipments Reach 110.4 Million Units Worldwide - SalesWilliam D'Angelo , posted on 13 May 2020 / 2,476 Views
Sony announced lifetime shipment figures for the PlayStation 4 have hit 110.4 million units as of March 31, 2020. The figure was revealed in Sony's earning report for the fourth quarter of the fiscal year 2019.
1.5 million PlayStation 4 consoles were shipped during the quarter. That is down by 1.1 million during the same period a year ago, where 2.6 million were shipped.
Sony also shipped 13.6 million PlayStation 4 consoles for the 2019 fiscal year. This is up from the previous forecast of 13.5 million units shipped. Sony did not provide a forecast for the fiscal year ending March 31, 2021.
PlayStation 4 software increased 4.9 million year-on-year to 59.6 million games sold during the third quarter. 66 percent of those sales were software digital downloads. That is an increase over 45 percent a year ago.
PlayStation Plus subscribers increased by 5.1 million to 41.5 million as of March 31, 2020.
Sony as a whole reported sales and operating revenue was down 405.8 billion yen (-5%) to 8,259.9 billion yen for the 2019 fiscal year. Operating income also fell five percent to 845.5 billion.
The Game & Network Services division saw sales of 1,977.6 billion yen for the 2019 fiscal year, which is lower than the 2,310.9 billion in sales from the previous year. Operation increase fell 72.7 billion yen to 238.4 billion yen.
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