Technology and automotive companies have been facing the chip crisis for a while. Recently, however, we see that these problems have been gradually overcome. last month PlayStation 5Announcing that production problems have disappeared, Sony has proven this with the fourth quarter figures of 2022.
PlayStation 5 broke sales record in the last quarter
Sony According to the announced balance sheet figures, 7.1 million PlayStation 5 sales were made in the last quarter of 2022. According to the figures announced Playstation 5 He just had his strongest trimester ever. The company had sales of 3.9 million in the same period of the previous year.
PlayStation 5 Thus, a return was achieved after its production was adversely affected by the global chip shortage. Company officials from this date PS5He says that they hope that those who want to buy will not face a big problem.
With the increase in PS5 console sales SonyIt also updated its year-end profit expectations. Japanese technology company With the update, it increased its year-end operating profit estimates to 1.18 trillion yen from 1.16 trillion yen previously. Although this figure indicates a 2% loss compared to the previous year, it is considered as an important step forward after the recent adversities.
And also PlayStation Plus The number of subscribers has also increased to 46.4 million. Although there has been a decrease of approximately 1.5 million compared to the previous year, it is stated that the revenue from subscription services has increased by 17 percent.
By the end of fiscal year 2022, which will end on March 31, 2023, Sony will earn 18 million dollars. game console plans to sell. To reach this level, the company has to sell another 5.2 million PS5 in three months. On the other hand PSVR 2 The glasses will be released on February 22. Sony plans to make a significant income from the new virtual reality glasses.
Sony seems to have left the chip crisis behind. After this process, the company can increase its sales a little more. So, you PlayStation 5 What do you think about it? You can share your views with us in the comments section.