PS5 No. 2 in Japan May 19 sales

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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 month said the PS5 sold 17,565 units to rank as the No. 2 hardware between May 13 and May 19.

For the period, the PS5 sold 13,827 units and the PS5 Digital Edition sold 3,738 units.

PS5 sales fell 29 percent to 20.8 million units in the latest fiscal year, a miss from its 21 million unit forecast. It sold 5.4 million units in Q4. Sales to date total to 59.2 million units.

The Game and Network Services segment, which includes the PlayStation business, held net sales of $27.5 billion, 17 percent above the prior fiscal year. Operating income increased 16 percent to $1.9 billion from one year ago.

The company forecasts 18 million PS5 units sold in the fiscal year ending Mar. 2025.

The PlayStation Network held 118 million active users in Q4.

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