PS5 No. 2; Elden Ring No. 20 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 11,224 units to rank as the No. 2 hardware between Apr. 4 and Apr. 10.

For the period, the PS5 sold 10,573 units and the PS5 Digital Edition sold 651 units.

It sold 30,666 units the week prior.

Elden Ring sold 2,118 units to rank at No. 20 for the week.

Sony sold 3.9 million PlayStation 5 units in Q2. It has sold 17.3 million units to date.

The PlayStation 4 shipped 200,000 units in the quarter.

The company lowered the fiscal year PS5 shipment forecast to 19.3 million units from 22.6 million units.

The Game and Network Services division, which includes the PlayStation business, recorded Q2 revenue of $7.1 billion, a decline of eight percent from the year prior. It held an operating profit of $810.7 million for the quarter, an increase of 15 percent from the year prior.

PS5/PS4 software sales totaled to 92.7 million units in Q2.

Download titles attributed to 62 percent of game sales.

PS Plus members totaled 48 million in Q2.

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