PS5 No. 2; Demon Slayer No. 3 in Japan


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Sony Corp.’s PlayStation 5 ranked as the No. 2 top-selling video game hardware in the latest retail data from Japan.

Famitsu this week said the PS5 sold 18,979 units to rank as the No. 2 hardware between Oct. 11 to Oct. 17.

For the week, the PS5 sold 16,850 units and the PS5 Digital Edition sold 2,129 units.

It sold 12,822 units the week prior.

Demon Slayer -Kimetsu no Yaiba- The Hinokami Chronicles sold 20,187 units to rank at No. 3 for the week.

Sony sold 2.5 million PlayStation 5 units in Q1. It has sold 10.1 million units to date.

The Game and Network Services division, which includes the PlayStation business, recorded Q1 revenue of $5.62 billion. It held an operating profit of $760 million for the quarter.

PS5/PS4 software sales totaled to 63.6 million units in Q4.

PS Plus members totaled 46.3 million.

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