While Sony’s mobile division is exactly doing very well at the moment, it shouldn’t really bother the company because it looks like the company’s gaming division is doing quite well. According to the latest numbers from Sony, the company has revealed that they have managed to ship 43.5 million units of the PS4 to retailers to date.
Note that these are units shipped to retailers, which means that not all 43.5 million units have been sold. However given that last we heard back in April that Sony had sold 40 million PS4 consoles, we guess it’s safe to assume that the number of units shipped is pretty close to the number of units sold.
According to Sony, the company believes that they will be able to sell an additional 20 million PS4 units through the end of the company’s 2016 fiscal year. With 3.5 million units sold, this means that the company plans on selling an additional 16.5 million from now until the 30th of March. With the holiday season at the end of the year, it is possible that Sony could hit their goal.
However we should also remind you that Sony has a newer PS4 in the works codenamed “Neo”. With gamers knowing about this, it is possible that some gamers will hold back from purchasing a PS4 now if they know that a newer and better model is on its way, but we guess we’ll have to wait and see Sony’s new numbers to determine if the announcement of the Neo would have impacted their predictions.