Speaking during its Q3 2020 financial results overnight, Sony Interactive Entertainment announced that PS5 shipped 4.5 million units globally in 2020 following its November rollout in the US and Europe.
This is the first official figure that Sony has released on the PS5 since launch, and means the format holder is now on track to meets its 7.6 million shipment goal by March 31, 2021.
In addition, Sony also revealed that the PS4, which launched back in November 2013, has shipped a total of 115 million units globally. 1.4 million PS4s were shipped during the three-month period ended December 31, 2020.
Sony also announced a series of stats during the earnings report, including its total number of PlayStation Plus subscribers worldwide, how many PS5 users have enabled the service, and the fact its games division operating income has jumped 50% year-on-year despite its new console being sold at a loss.
[Source – Gematsu]