Sony is banking on big sales of PlayStation 5 in its first few months on the market, as it aims to beat the PlayStation 4’s first fiscal year. The company’s current generation console has sold seven million units since launch. in November 2013 until the end of March 2014, but we know from previous reports that the manufacturer plans to produce up to 15 million next-gen consoles by the end of its current fiscal year.
Jim Ryan, the CEO of Sony Interactive Entertainment, said in an interview with Korean media that he expects PS5 to sell more in its first fiscal year than PS4.— Daniel Ahmad (@ZhugeEX) October 5, 2020
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The organization hopes that with a solid lineup of launches, it will be able to sell virtually any unit it manufactures for the foreseeable future. Considering the pent-up demand for the platform, with its marketing campaign yet to really kick off properly, that’s not a huge demand. It’s worth remembering that Sony is emerging from a dominant generation, and while COVID-19 may mean there may be less disposable income to spend, many are spending more time at home than ever before and are therefore looking for new ones. ways to be entertained.
It could be a gigantic year for PlayStation.