Too Fast To Catch
Sony has just announced its record-breaking new achievement, selling 10 million PlayStation 5 consoles as of July 18th, 2020. This makes the PS5 the fastest-selling console ever in Sony’s history and continues the momentum of the company’s dominance in the gaming industry that started with the PS4.
“Since the console launched in November, PlayStation Studios has accelerated the momentum of incredibly successful titles that showcase the capabilities of PS5. Looking ahead, the lineup of exclusive games coming from PlayStation Studios includes a new God of War from Santa Monica Studios, Gran Turismo™ 7 from Polyphony Digital, and Horizon Forbidden West from Guerrilla Games. Some of the highly anticipated games from SIE’s partners include Battlefield 2042 from Electronic Arts, DEATHLOOP from Bethesda, Far Cry® 6 From Ubisoft, and Kena: Bridge of Spirits from Ember Lab.” said Veronica Rogers, SVP of Sony Interactive Entertainment.
It is worth mentioning that Sony has reached this milestone in the midst of a pandemic that led to a highly unexpected shortage of the PS5 consoles across the globe. The shortage started with pre-orders being sold out as soon as they are announced and continues through 2021 to this day.
Sony’s momentum since the beginning of the new generation of consoles is going strong, and not showing any signs of slowing down so far. Since then, it has released highly regarded exclusives such as Returnal, Ratchet and Clank: Rift Apart, and Spider-Man: Miles Morales. All of which, have been given a higher than 90/100 score by the COGconnected team.
It is still unknown when will the shortage be a thing of the past, so if you are still having trouble finding a new PS5, don’t fret. Sony has promised that most of its upcoming games, including God of War and Horizon Forbidden West, will be released for the PS4 as well.