General Director Sony – Kaz Hirai – told the press that the set-top box games PlayStation 4 overcame loss period and began to bring the company’s money.
“Running the console became a huge success, but the key to long-term success lies in the reliability of the platform base, on top of which we can finish building and improve it,” – says the president of Sony. “As far as games for PS4, then to April 13, we already have 47 titles have sold a total circulation of 20.5 million units … In terms of profitability, PS4 already makes money, and it’s something new, unlike our previous consoles.”
Since its launch in November last year, has sold more than seven million PS4 consoles worldwide (ie, Sony, as it turned out, was far from the truth in their last year’s September forecast). However, several months in a row, this platform was the most successful on the market.
Despite its successes in the field of video game consoles, Sony has been the financial year with a net loss of 1.26 billion dollars. A great start of the new “Playstation”, nevertheless, increased operating income of 14.3 per cent.
According to statements made by Sony, about half of all registered in PS4 PlayStation Plus. The number of active users of PlayStation Network and Sony Entertainment Network worldwide has exceeded 52 million downloads of applications for smartphones and tablets for PlayStation exceeded 4.5 million.