CFO Hiroki Totoki says the company is aiming to surpass the PS4’s 100 million unit milestone.
The PS4 recently hit 113.8 million in global shipments but Sony is aiming even higher with the PS5. In a recent financial call following its Q2 FY2020 report, CFO Hiroki Totoki said the company was aiming to ship more than 7.6 million units by March 2021. That’s when the current fiscal year comes to a close.
The Financial Times reported Totoki stating that the overall long-term goal is to surpass the PS4’s current 100 million unit milestone. He felt that the console was launching in the “best ever condition” with regards to its launch line-up. This is despite some titles seeing delays, the latest among them being Destruction AllStars which will launch in February 2021.
The PlayStation 5 releases on November 12th for North America and Japan while Europe and the rest of the world gets it on November 19th. Current launch titles include Bugsnax, Sackboy: A Big Adventure, Demon’s Souls and Marvel’s Spider-Man: Miles Morales. Stay tuned for more details on the console as we inch closer to launch.