Speaking during an interview with the Korean press, Jim Ryan, president and CEO of Sony Interactive Entertainment, has said the company expects the PS5 to sell more units than the PS4 did during its first fiscal year.
Jim Ryan Expects Strong PS5 Sales In First FY
In addition, Ryan revealed that the second round of preorders for the PS5 in the Korean market will go live tomorrow at noon.
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
The PS5 is scheduled for release in the US and Japan on November 12 and in the UK and Europe on November 19. The Standard Edition of the new system will retail for $499/£449 while the Digital-Only Edition will set you back $399/£359.
Gearbox head Randy Pitchford recently said that he feels the PS5 and Xbox Series X offers the ‘biggest leap I have ever seen in the history of console generations.’
[Source – Daniel Ahmad on Twitter]