PlayStation 4 has its best year ever, but Sony predicts slowing sales
30 April, 2017, 00:54 | Author: Alicia Barber
These sales meet with Sony's goal to sell 60 million units by March this year, after reaching 50 million back in December.
PlayStation 4 may have given Sony a welcome nudge upwards in its latest financial results, but the company is warning that sales are likely to slow in the year ahead.
The report also sheds light on other numbers for example console sales from the previous fiscal quarter were 2.9 million which is up from 2.3 over the same period past year. The increase in revenue and profit was mainly attributable to a jump in PS4 software sales, including sales through the network, with PS4 hardware sales adding to the tally as well.
Just a year ago, the company announced that they were phasing out the standard PS4s and introducing the PS4 Slim instead.
Nintendo Announces New 2DS XL It'll be coming to the U.S. on July 28 and will retail for $149.99, which is around $50 less than the 3DS XL. They've also announced this fascinating, Japan-only edition that comes bundled with Dragon Quest XI .
Sony reported Friday that its quarterly sales rose 4.4% to 1.9 trillion yen (£13 billion). That is down from 9.7 million PS4 shipments in the previous quarter, though still higher than the 2.3 million it shipped in the final quarter of past year. It had sales of 1,649 billion yen and operating income of 135.6 billion yen, compared with 684 billion yen and operating income of 69.3 billion yen a year earlier.
As it stands, Sony isn't expecting to repeat that performance in the next financial year, but is still hopeful of selling another 18 million consoles by the time FY17 draws to a close on March 31, 2018.
Sony shipped 20 million PS4s last financial year as per its latest earnings report.
Last fiscal year, the chip business booked 7.8 billion yen in operating losses due to the impact of a series of earthquakes in Kumamoto Prefecture, southern Japan, in April. In the previous fiscal year, the company posted shipments of 24.9 million units. During a meeting, the company told its shareholders that it expects to see revenue increase by 5.2 percent over the course of this year. The Switch has already sold almost 3 million units and Microsoft has yet to release the Scorpio.
Eastern, Whitson, 57, surpassed a record previously held by astronaut Jeff Williams , who spent 534 cumulative days in space. When discussing how the ISS crew reuses their urine to make potable water, Trump replied , "Better you than me".
Political analysts say, Le Pen's temporary resignation from the FN would certainly attract larger segment of voters towards her. Le Pen announced Monday she was stepping down as party leader after reaching the second round of the French elections.
The question that haunts a cinema-frenzied nation - Why did Kattappa kill Bahubali? - may or may not have a satisfactory answer. Have you seen the movie? We are yet to learn about the film's performance in overseas circuits, which is set to be even better.
He's always doing the little things right. "They may not score all the time, but they're always working hard and getting chances". Louis had four more giveaways despite taking home the victory. "Everything went well, I guess, and he's doing well.
Zeballos made it to the last four after registering a comfortable victory over Russian player Karen Khachanov . But the Scot's class told as he broke once in each set to reach his third quarter-final in six events in 2017.
The increase , more than had expected, means inflation is back at the European Central Bank's target of just below 2 percent. The Federal Reserve projects U.S. growth will be about 2% for the next few years. "Expect a rebound in coming quarters".
New Orleans, which chose Ohio State cornerback Marshon Lattimore earlier, concluded the round with Wisconsin tackle Ryan Ramczyk. Garrett is aware of recent criticism about his game, including from Bucs Hall of Famer Warren Sapp, who called him "lazy".
Since coming over to the Mets in a trade from the Tigers, the Cuban native 89 home runs and drove in 243 runs in 356 games. This latest injury makes you wonder when the Mets are going to call up their stud prospect Amed Rosario.
Pairing Harris with Cameron Wake and Ndamukong Suh being All-Pro level players Harris adds to a line that will be unstoppable. An explosive defender with a wicked spin move and fantastic first step, Harris' film is all over the place.
Buccaneers Trying to Trade Out of First-Round NFL Draft Spot
The Crimson Tide made it back to the title game - played in Tampa in the Buccaneers' stadium - last season, but lost to Clemson. During two seasons with the Aggies, Evans was All-SEC with 165 tackles, 16 passes defended and five interceptions.
Watch Rounds 2 and 3 Online
So, in lieu of winners and losers , we focus on teams that did things which made sense, and things that didn't make sense . He's one of the nation's best return specialists and Jackson is excited about getting the ball in his hands.