Sony announced 96.8 million PlayStation 4 consoles sold worldwide.
This data came up as part of a long financial year-end report that provides a variety of information about the company’s achievements over the past 12 months.
In the fiscal year 2018, Sony sold 17.2 million PlayStation 4 and 2.6 million of these sales in the last quarter of the year. This is 1.2 million below last year, but well above Sony ‘s expectations.
Sony hopes that this decline will continue in the new fiscal year with an expected sales forecast of 16 million, but the company will have an increase in game sales. In addition, Sony ‘s next-generation console with the increase in investment in the development phase of this year with the Sony brand games will be expected to decline sales. Sony expects a decrease in sales of exclusive games in the 2019-2020 period.
In addition, the PlayStation Plus subscription service has earned 2.2 million subscribers, reaching a total of 36.4 million users.
In 2020, the next generation console PlayStation 5 will be released for the Sony talked about this year is expected to be more dull compared to previous years.