PS5 unobtainable to whom? New speed and revenue record

According to the findings of the NPD Group, PS5 has set a new record in terms of sales speed and revenues from units placed throughout the States United in the first four months of 2021.

The announcement came directly from the analyst Matt Piscatella of NPD Group, a body that deals with surveys in the USA, via Twitter.

The analyst initially provided an overview of the gaming market inherent in the first quarter of the year that has just begun.

Piscatella gave a brief analysis of his personal Twitter profile:

«March 2021 sales of hardware, content and accessories recorded a record 5.6 billion, 18% more than a year ago .

In the first quarter of the year, total expenditure amounts to 14.9 billion dollars , 30% more than in the same period of 2020 “.

Piscatella went on to point out that, just five months after its launch , the latest addition to Sony has already set an important record, recording a sales speed that on balance is higher. to that of PS4 also as regards the units sold and to all the other consoles launched on the market with stars and stripes.

The NPD Group analyst added that, despite the massive presence of Nintendo Switch , Sony’s console ranks first in absolute actual earnings > and units sold in the first quarter of 2021 in the United States.

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Christopher Dring , head of GamesIndustry shared a tweet confirming what Piscatella has already said.

«PlayStation 5 is the best-selling console in US history both by unit and revenue . Impressive during a pandemic », said Dring.

The result comes a few days after that achieved in the UK, where PS5 has already beaten PS Vita, Dreamcast and Wii U in just a few months.

Although it is still too early to declare a real “winner” of this early generation, Sony’s position seems ever more solid .

The excellent performance of PS5 comes at a difficult time due to the shortage of components that could jeopardize its presence on the market until mid-2022, according to Foxconn.

We remind you that on April 14 Sony released the first substantial update for its PS5, and among the new features there is also a welcome feature that makes the discs quieter.

The update also allows the storage of games on an external USB drive, an option that has caused some problems.

Sony has also taken care of updating its DualSense through a dedicated update that would improve the performance of the HD Rumble.

If you don’t own PlayStation 5 yet, you can warm up by purchasing a DualSense controller on Amazon.

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