Today, Sony announced its new quarter results, with revenue of 1.9689 trillion yen (about $18.559 billion), a year-on-year increase of 2%, far exceeding analysts' expectations.
Sony expects annual operating profit of 130 billion yen for semiconductor business, 240 billion yen for game business, 41 billion yen for film and 60 billion yen for electronic products.
In terms of game services, according to the financial report, the profits of the game sector in this quarter reached 124 billion yen, including 1.9 million PS4 console units sold in this quarter, with a cumulative sales volume of 112.3 million units. Meanwhile, the sales volume of PS4 games in this quarter was 91 million, including 18.5 million for the first party. The overall preview sales nearly doubled.
In addition, the digital version of PS4 accounts for 74% of the total sales, and the number of Playstation plus subscribers reaches 44.9 million, which aims to increase this number when the ps5 is launched.
Sony also said that the ps5 is coming soon, so we can make preparations in advance.