The PS4 says goodbye to gamers, revealing its total sales count.
Sony announced the end of the PlayStation 4. In other words, the PS4 console has reached the end of its production lifecycle, which means that the Japanese company will no longer report sales figures for the platform. Almost eight years have passed since its launch, located at the end of 2013.
End of March 2022, The PS4 has 117.2 million consoles sold, which places it as the fourth best-selling console of all time. However, that figure will be surpassed by Nintendo Switch, which racks up 111 million consoles sold in what is considered its lifecycle equator.
According to Niko Partners analyst Daniel Ahmad, the three best-selling consoles of all time include the combined sales of the Game Boy and Game Boy Color (118.7 million), the Nintendo DS family of handheld consoles ( 154 million) and PlayStation 2 (155 million), which remains Sony’s best-selling console.
Sony is no longer reporting PS4 shipments, meaning the console’s final total is around 117.2 million as of March 2022. pic.twitter.com/hWHv7NZ6RL
—Daniel Ahmad (@ZhugeEX) August 10, 2022
PlayStation 4 launched as a console that offered “incredible gaming power, incredible content and impressive HDR technology“. The truth is that the original Angular template already had hardware that provided a great visual improvement for games, although its innovations also aimed to provide a greater online experience with the possibility of streaming your games. For its part, PS4 Pro version and console redesign offered a boost in sales with the arrival of virtual reality from PS VR.
This is how the PS5 started sales
As for Sony’s current console, PS5the truth is that this sells out regularly despite stock issues in stores due to the continued global shortage of semiconductors in its production. Now supply chain issues are becoming less of a concern, so Sony hopes to hit its sales forecast of 18 million units sold this fiscal year to add to its staggering total of 21.7 million consoles sold since launch. .
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