PS5 No. 2; The Last of Us Part 1 No. 5 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 20,292 units to rank as the No. 2 hardware between Aug. 29 and Sept. 4.

For the period, the PS5 sold 18,431 units and the PS5 Digital Edition sold 1,861 units.

The Last of Us Part 1 sold 10,954 units to rank at No. 5 in the period.

Sony sold 2.4 million PS5 units in Q1 ending June 30, 2022.

Operating income for the Game and Network Services division, which includes the PlayStation business, totaled $397.3 million, a decline of 37 percent from one year ago.

Q1 revenue in the division totaled $4.5 billion, down two percent from the year prior.

The PS5 and PS4 sold 47.1 million software units for the quarter, a decline of 26 percent from the year prior. Digital downloads totaled 79 percent of software sales.

PlayStation Network active users totaled 102 million, down three percent from the year prior.

Sony expects to sell 18 million PS5 units in fiscal year 2022.

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