PS4 Shipments Now at a Staggering 82.2 Million Units

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These two games will be available at no additional cost to active PS Plus subscribers, as the titles can be downloaded for free on PlayStation 4 consoles starting on Tuesday, August 7, 2018.

Sony lifted its annual profit outlook for the gaming business and semiconductor business by 60 billion yen and 20 billion yen, respectively.

The electronics and entertainment giant reported profits Tuesday of 226.4 billion yen ($2.0 billion) for the April to June quarter, up from 80.9 billion yen in the same period a year ago.

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A little under five years ago gaming giant SONY (TYO:6758) (NYSE:SNE) released its blockbuster console the Sony PS4.

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With the previous year's one-time gain of 36.8 billion yen excluded, Sony logged even sharper first-quarter growth.

Group operating profit rose 23.7 percent to a record 195.01 billion yen, boosted by solid sales of new game titles such as "God of War" for Sony's flagship PlayStation 4 console, the company said.

Sony today shared a new financial report of the first quarter of the current fiscal year, so we know that PS4 has a new record in sales. Revenue has seen a significant increase year-on-year to 472.1 billion yen (up from 348.1 billion yen last year) thanks to growing software sales. The division includes sensors, which Sony expects to grow in the mid-to-long term as applications expand to vehicles, factory automation, surveillance and depth sensing. Operating income has also increased to 83.5 billion yen ($750 million). That compared with the JPY 754.66 billion average of 24 analyst estimates.

"In parallel with an increase in digital sales, software sales also have been moving in good shape towards the holiday season", it said.