Gaming Consoles

PS5 sales surpass 20 million, console production increases

According to, the next-gen PlayStation is currently trailing the PS4, but Sony expects that to change.

According to Sony, 20 million PlayStation 5 consoles have been sold since November 2020.

The company informed CNET via email. As previously reported by

The PS5 console hit the milestone despite a shortage of stock caused by the pandemic and global supply chain issues.

PS5 sales are currently lagging behind the PS4, but Sony expects the PS5 to eventually surpass its predecessor.

The fresh sales data comes less than a year after PS5 sales surpassed 10 million worldwide, a milestone it surpassed a month faster than the PS4.

To those fans who have yet to get a PS5, please know that we are planning a major ramp-up in production this year and are working tirelessly to make sure

That everyone who wants one will be able to get one,' Veronica Rogers, president of Sony Computer Entertainment said.

Sony Interactive Entertainment's head of global sales and business operations said in a statement.

PlayStation's State of Play livestream on Thursday featured upcoming games such as the Resident Evil 4 remake, Final Fantasy 16 and Street Fighter 6.

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