Sony revealed in its annual revenue report for FY2020 on Wednesday that its PlayStation 5 console has sold a total of 7.8 million units since its launch in November last year. In contrast, Sony sold 5.7 million PlayStation 4 consoles worldwide over the course of the financial year.
In the fourth quarter of the financial year, there were 47.6 million PlayStation Plus subscribers and 109 million PlayStation Network users, according to Sony.
According to Sony’s FY2020 earnings report, 3.3 million PlayStation 5 consoles were sold in the fourth quarter, which ended on March 31. The Japanese company previously stated in its financial report for Q3 2020 that it had sold 4.5 million PlayStation 5 units since its release in early November. Moreover, Sony sold 1.4 million PlayStation 4 consoles in Q3 2020 and a million in Q4 2020, out of a total of 5.7 million.
Sony sold 338.9 million complete game software (PlayStation 4/ PlayStation 5) and 58.4 million first party titles in FY2020, with 61.4 million and 7.9 million sold in Q4 2020, respectively. In the fourth quarter of 2020, Sony had 47.6 million PlayStation Plus subscribers and 109 million monthly active users.
PlayStation Now users will soon be able to stream those games in 1080p resolution, according to Sony’s PlayStation account on Twitter.
PlayStation Now will begin rolling out support for streaming 1080p capable games this week.— PlayStation (@PlayStation) April 22, 2021
The rollout will occur over the next several weeks across Europe, US, Canada, and Japan, where PlayStation Now is available. pic.twitter.com/OEHWHtMTw8
PlayStation Now is Sony’s cloud streaming subscription service that lets users play PS4, PS3, and PS2 games on their PlayStation 5, PlayStation 4, and PC. PlayStation Now costs $9.99 a month or $24.99 for three months. A $59.99 annual plan is also available in Europe, the United States, Canada, and Japan.