November 26, 2022

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Supply-constrained PS5 shifts 4.5m units as Sony predicts highest-ever profit

The PlayStation 5 has sold 4.5m units, Sony has announced.

It’s an impressive figure for the supply-constrained console, which was released in November 2020 amid the coronavirus pandemic.

The sales figure, accurate as of 31st December 2020, is roughly in-line with the launch sales of the PlayStation 4 at the same point in its life. But it’s worth noting demand for the PS5 has heavily outstripped supply, and it remains out of stock at a raft of retailers who have faced trouble with scalpers and bots.

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