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PlayStation 5 has sold ten million consoles

Published: 13:25, 28 July 2021
Updated: 13:27, 28 July 2021
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Sony have revealed that PlayStation 5 is the fastest-selling console in the history of SIE, selling more than ten million units as of Sunday, July 18, 2021.

PlayStation 5 has reached ten million sold units as of July 18, 2021, Sony officially revealed via their blog. This makes PlayStation 5 the fastest-selling console in the history of Sony Interactive Entertainment (SIE). 

Furthermore, Sony also revealed some additional milestones across their portfolio of first-party games. 

  • Marvel’s Spider-Man: Miles Morales from Insomniac Games has sold more than 6.5 million copies since releasing on November 12, 2020.
  • MLB The Show 21 from San Diego Studio is the fastest-selling title in franchise history with more than 2 million copies sold across all platforms. The game has reached more than 4 million players since releasing on April 16, 2021.
  • Returnal from Housemarque, a new IP that launched to critical acclaim, has sold more than 560,000 copies since releasing on April 30, 2021.
  • Ratchet & Clank: Rift Apart from Insomniac Games has sold more than 1.1 million copies since releasing on June 11, 2021.

It's worth noting that two million players have played the game via Xbox Game Pass, which is certainly quite an achievement. 

PlayStation 5 consoles are still hard to find, with the shortages expected to continue well into 2022 and according to  recent reports even into 2023 .

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