Sony’s PlayStation 5 gaming console has bought 20 millions units worldwide since its November 2020 launch, the corporate confirmed to CNET by way of electronic mail on Friday. The next-gen PS5 console hit the milestone regardless of a scarcity of inventory due to the pandemic and world provide chain points, as beforehand reported by GamesIndustry.biz.
It’s presently monitoring behind the PS4, however Sony expects the PS5 to finally outpace its predecessor. The recent gross sales information comes lower than a 12 months after gross sales hit 10 million worldwide, a milestone the PS5 reached a month quicker than the PS4.
“To these followers who’ve but to get their palms on a console, please know that we’re planning on a big ramp-up in PS5 manufacturing this 12 months and we’re working endlessly to make it possible for PlayStation 5 is accessible for everybody who needs one,” Veronica Rogers, head of world gross sales and enterprise operations at Sony Interactive Entertainment, stated in a press release.
On Thursday, PlayStation’s State of Play livestream showcased main upcoming video games, together with a Resident Evil 4 remake, Final Fantasy 16 and Street Fighter 6.