These are the same number of sales that PS4 garnered upon its launch. Sony PlayStation 5 got sold like hot cakes. Sony has sold 4.5 million PS5 consoles ever since it got released in 2020, this was officially reported by the company recently. Sony PS5 consoles have sold so much that they are out of stock.
Despite the pandemic caused by the COVID-19 disease, Sony sold PS5 consoles easily. It is because of the pandemic one could say that the consoles were sold a lot as everyone was practicing social distancing, and people were busy working from home. Therefore, after work, or being homebound made people want to indulge in some activities, and many people chose buying PS5 consoles as a way to spend quality time playing through numerous stories.
While the demand for PS5 increased, the demand for PS4 has decreased, there has been a 77% decrease in the sales of PS4 ever since the COVID-19 pandemic started and the newest console of Sony which is the PS5 was released. This is not a new thing; it happened the same for PS3 when PS4 was released.
PS5 is the future because Sony has said that they gained a lot of profit and their expectations have been surpassed when it comes to the sales of PS5. Many new games have been released on PS5, such as Spider-Man: Miles Morales and Cyberpunk 2077. Its features are greatly appreciated by the gamers and so far, PS5 has been on top in the console industry, and this seems to be the case always, even when PS2, PS3, and PS4 were released, PlayStation has always stayed on top, and with PS5, things remain the same.
It is not yet known when the new batch of PS5 consoles will come, but one can get PS5 for even higher price than the official price from scalpers, if you are someone who wants to really own a PS5 and go through this pandemic, then this is the way to go for now.