Sony has announced its performance report for the fiscal year ending March 31, 2022. According to the report, the Japanese company’s profit has more than doubled to about $ 1.06 billion And its revenue to $ 8.8 billion it is arrived. Although the Japanese giant has faced some limitations with the release of its PlayStation console, but overall 11.5 million Has launched the PlayStation 5 device.
Although Sony reported a profit of $ 1.06 billion in its financial report, analysts had expected $ 1.13 billion in profits from the company. On the other hand, the company’s revenue of $ 8.8 billion did not meet analysts’ expectations ($ 9.2 billion). However, the income and profits of the Japanese have increased compared to last year.
Sale of PlayStation 5
Sony also reports a lot of attention to game console sales Playing has it. According to the report, in the last quarter (between January and March), two million PlayStation 5 devices and 100,000 PlayStation 4 devices were sold worldwide. However, the total number of PlayStation 5 and 4 consoles sold, respectively 19.3 And 117 million devices.
Also in the last fiscal year (between April 2021 and March 2022), 11.5 million PlayStation 5 devices were sold, which is much less than the initial forecast.
Other points that Sony has made about the performance of its gaming segment can be extended to all subscribers PlayStation Plus service It noted that until March 31 47.4 million people have been. On the other hand, the PlayStation Network now 106 million Has a monthly active user. It should also be noted that Sony will soon unveil its new PlayStation Plus service.
For the new business year, the Japanese company expects revenue to increase to $ 8.9 billion. According to ReutersRefinitiv data show that even this forecast is lower than the average profit of $ 9.2 billion forecast for 23 analysts for Sony.