The Sony company has distributed the economic data of its last quarter and, among all the data, highlights the great success that has amassed its PlayStation Network service. It has become a phenomenal revenue generator for the manufacturer.
For example, users who have PS Plus subscription already reach 36.4 million people as of March 31, 2019. This assumes an increase of 2.2 million users with respect to the same data from the previous fiscal period, that ended in March 2018.
On the other hand, and already offering a little more general data of the platform as soon as the sum of physical sales and also of its online store, for PS4 in general, 54.7 million video games have been sold only in the first quarter of 2019. This represents an increase of 2.7 million over the same three-month period of the previous year.
Of this amount of software that, we insist, you combine physical sales and through PS Store, 45% have been digital sales. This supposes a new demonstration of the power that this type of market is winning, with an increase of 2% with respect to the same data of the quarter of the previous fiscal year.
The benefits of the entire digital segment, that is to say Sony Game and Network Services, have had in the fiscal year 2019 the best in its history, amassing the powerful figure of 20,900 million dollars in revenue. According to analyst Daniel Ahmad, Sony’s game sales and services have offset “the decline in console sales.”
Also, if you want to expand the PSN data with the hardware itself, do not hesitate to consult the recent and spectacular sales numbers of PS4 that have been made public today.