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PlayStation 5 Sold 10 Million Units Since Launch, Sony Shares In New Release


There is no secret in the success of the PlayStation 5. In March, NPD Group reported that the PlayStation 5 helms the most successful system in history for the United States as it overtakes all platform releases in dollar sales. And while the Xbox Series X|S & Nintendo Switch prove to be successful in its own respects in June, NPD Group reiterates on the juggernaut release from Sony Interactive Entertainment this month still holds its placement.

Previously, it was disclosed that the Xbox Series consoles when combined still do not meet the PlayStation 5. Even more, the number of systems from Sony in customer hands doubles that sold by Microsoft as of this May. Elsewhere, Sony disclosed that the first fiscal year also goes on to overtake the PlayStation 4’s impressive performance from before. Then, it was recorded 7.8 million units were purchased.

In a new press release from Sony Interactive Entertainment, PlayStation 5 has now sold more than 10 million units. Additionally, the PlayStation company also provided sales numbers for some of its exclusive releases as well which you can view below:

Marvel’s Spider-Man: Miles Morales from Insomniac Games has sold more than 6.5 million copies* since releasing on November 12, 2020.

MLB The Show 21 from San Diego Studio is the fastest-selling title in franchise history with more than 2 million copies* sold across all platforms. The game has reached more than 4 million players since releasing on April 16, 2021.

Returnal from Housemarque, a new IP that launched to critical acclaim, has sold more than 560,000 copies* since releasing on April 30, 2021.

Ratchet & Clank: Rift Apart from Insomniac Games has sold more than 1.1 million copies* since releasing on June 11, 2021.

At the end of 2020, Sony did report that PlayStation 5 sold roughly 4.5 million systems at the time. Furthermore, the report also indicated that Marvel’s Spider-Man: Miles Morales from Insomniac Games found 4.1 million purchases across PlayStation 4 & PlayStation 5. Now, that number has grew by two million as the number of systems more than doubled as of December.

According to new patchwork from Sony for the PlayStation 5 beta, the system is to welcome a myriad of new features for support. The package includes activating the SSD M.2 drive slot, 3D audio for speakers, Trophy Tracking, and improve Game Base. You can read the full report by heading here.

Are you part of the 10 million that own a PlayStation 5 so far?

Source: Sony Interactive Entertainment

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