Jim Ryan says PlayStation 5 will start ‘stronger’ than PlayStation 4

The PlayStation 4 is about to enter what many see as its declining curve in terms of new game sales and launches. The truth is, the PlayStation 5 is coming and it will naturally push the PS4 into the background. However, when the PS4 launched it got off to a great start, and in its first fiscal year, which ended March 31, 2014, over 7.6 million consoles had been sold.

Now, and according to Jim Ryan, the CEO of Sony Interactive Entertainment, he estimates that PlayStation 5 will sell an additional 8 million consoles in its first fiscal year, which ends in March 2021. In other words, the company intends to sell 8 million consoles. consoles in just 5 months.

Despite seemingly unrealistic figures, the truth is that the confidence shown by Jim Ryan is in line with estimates made by Washington Post staff last September. Despite the denial of the rumor that the manufacturer should have revised its production targets to lower values ​​(from 9.7 to 8 million), the CEO of PlayStation had already guaranteed that there will be more PlayStation 5s on sale , on tablets, of PlayStation 4 in 2013.

PlayStation 5 to overtake PlayStation 4 in sales in first fiscal year

Note that South Korea is part, along with North America, Japan, Oceania and Mexico, of the territories that will be supplied with PlayStation 5 from November 12, 2020, and the rest of the markets, including Europe, should not receive the console until November 19. In South Korea, as elsewhere, all available PS5s were quickly booked, but the country will have a new wave of pre-orders starting tomorrow, Wednesday, October 7, and strong demand is expected. nine actions.

In Portugal, PlayStation 5 sales also seem to have gone very well, with the console sold out in all stores.

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