Worldwide sales of PlayStation 5 exceeded 10 million units, the fastest in history

Sony Interactive Entertainment (SIE), which launched the PlayStation brand, announced that as of July 18, 2021, the worldwide sales of PlayStation 5 (PS5) exceeded 10 million units.

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PS5 is Sony's stationary game machine released on November 12, 2020, the CPU part of the built-in custom SoC is driven by AMD's Zen 2 architecture with 8 cores and 16 threads at a maximum of 3.5 GHz, GPU It became a hot topic because it is an AMD Radeon custom chip that drives at a maximum of 2.23 GHz and realizes 10.3 TFLOPS.

I tried disassembling the main body to find out the secret of the explosive operation of 'PlayStation 5 (PS5)' --GIGAZINE

The PS5 is the successor to the popular game consoles, and because it has performance that surpasses that of previous game consoles, users have high expectations, and in the United States, it recorded the fastest sales pace in history for game consoles. It was reported that.

PS5 is recording the fastest sales pace in the history of game consoles in the United States --GIGAZINE

However, due to the rapid increase in demand for nesting due to the new coronavirus pandemic and the recent shortage of semiconductors, PS5 has become in short supply all over the world. In addition, 'resellers' have emerged around the world that resell PS5 at a price far higher than the list price, riding on the situation where demand greatly exceeds supply. It has been found that a total of more than 30,000 units have been resold , even if only those confirmed for the US domestic market on the Internet auction site eBay.

Sony predicts PS5 supply shortage will continue into 2022-GIGAZINE

In such a difficult supply, worldwide sales of PS5 exceeded 10 million units. It is said that the worldwide sales exceeded 10 million units, which is the fastest in the history of PlayStation, and SIE evaluates PS5 as 'the best-selling home video game console in the history of SIE'.

Jim Ryan, CEO of SIE, said, 'For enthusiastic PlayStation fans who love PS5, and for the world's top developers and publishers who provide a great gaming experience for our platform. PS5 was introduced to many households faster than any game machine so far, but there are still many challenges to be solved as the demand for PS5 exceeds the supply. We are facing various problems not only in our industry but all over the world, but we would like to inform our users that improving inventory levels is SIE's top priority. ' did.

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