Sony’s PlayStation 5 game console has sold 20 million units worldwide since its launch in November 2020, the company confirmed to CNET via email on Friday. The next-gen PS5 console hit the milestone despite adue to the pandemic and global supply chain issues, as previously reported by GamesIndustry.biz.
It currently follows the PS4, but Sony expects the PS5 to eventually surpass its predecessor. The fresh sales news comes less than a year latera milestone that the PS5 reached a month faster than the PS4.
“For the fans who haven’t got their hands on a console yet, know that this year we plan to significantly ramp up PS5 production and we are working endlessly to make sure PlayStation 5 is available to everyone who wants one.” Veronica Rogers, head of global sales and operations at Sony Interactive Entertainment, said in a statement.
On Thursdays, PlayStationsshowed key upcoming games including a † and Street Fighter 6.