PS5 No. 1 hardware in May sales


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Circana this week said Sony Corp.’s PlayStation 5 ranked first in video game hardware sales in the latest domestic retail data.

For the month of May, the PS5 ranked as the No. 1 best-selling video game hardware in dollar sales and unit sales.

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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