PS5 is having a very happy time because, despite the now infamous inventory problems, sales are still high.
Although the console is difficult to find easily , so much so that on Amazon it is only available by invitation, the numbers it records are important.
Already in recent months, the console has managed to collect a series of records after another, some even unthinkable.
So much so that, at the moment, to the PS5 annals is one of the best-selling console ever at launch despite many problems.
As always, monthly sales figures arrive with some regularity and, once again, PlayStation 5 is dominating the market.
The data reported by Twinfinite tell the data of the punctual NPD Group , which reports monthly hardware and software sales in the US.
As for the month of September, PS5 led both sales in both units sold and dollars collected , contributing to a total of $ 4.1 billion spent over the entire month. With a decline, however, of 4% compared to the same period last year.
Hardware was the best performing segment in September, driven by double-digit percentage growth for both the PlayStation 5 and Xbox Series. YTD total video game spending on content, hardware and accessories is now 8% lower than in 2021, at $ 38.4 billion .
Hardware sales in September were up 19% compared to a year ago. The improvement of the PlayStation 5 offering was one of the main factors of the increase, where the console is in first place followed, immediately below, by the Nintendo Switch which does not give up.
Among other things, during the holidays at the end of the year things could improve further, because PS5 is significantly strengthening the distribution of stocks.
The unknown factor is the price increase announced some time ago, which only over time will we discover if will be harmful to PS5 sales.