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Sony sold 4.5 million PlayStation 5 consoles in holiday quarter

Dean Takahashi@deantak

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Sony stated in its earnings file this present day that it supplied 4.5 million PlayStation 5 consoles within the holiday quarter ended December 31.

In the third-fiscal quarter, the company also stated it supplied 1.4 million older PlayStation 4 consoles. Total income for the quarter for the Sport and Network Companies division was 883.2 billion yen, or $8.4 billion, compared with $6.01 billion a yr within the past for the identical length.

Sport tool income was $4.6 billion, whereas game hardware income was $2.28 billion. Network services and assorted income made up the remainder of the division’s gross sales. Running profits was $763 million within the quarter.

Sony stated that it saw a major make bigger in tool gross sales and add-on train material within the quarter apart from a make a choice in hardware gross sales thanks to the PS5 originate. But it completely successfully-known that earnings were decreased in fragment by promoting the PS5 at “strategic imprint capabilities” that were decrease than manufacturing charges.

Sony predicted a a miniature bit bigger gross sales for its fiscal yr ending March 31, with income up 1% bigger than previously anticipated.

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