PlayStation 5 Eclipses 40M Units Sold


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By: Jason Siu


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Sony has announced the PlayStation 5 has officially surpassed 40 million units sold

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Sony has reached a milestone of 40 million PlayStation 5 consoles sold to gamers since its launch in November 2020, as of the week ending July 16, 2023. This is despite production difficulties and console shortages during its launch, which were caused by the unprecedented challenges of a pandemic. Sony admitted that it took months for supply chains to normalize, in order to have the inventory to satisfy demand. To celebrate the milestone, Sony shared the top 40 PlayStation 5 games, as voted for by PlayStation players:

  • Astro’s Playroom
  • Bugsnax
  • Call of Duty: Modern Warfare II
  • Cult of the Lamb
  • Dead Space
  • Death’s Door
  • Deep Rock Galactic
  • Demon’s Souls
  • Disco Elysium – The Final Cut
  • Doki Doki Literature Club
  • Elden Ring
  • Fall Guys Unlimited Knockout
  • FIFA 2023
  • Final Fantasy XVI (review)
  • Five Nights at Freddy’s: Security Breach
  • Ghost of Tsushima: Director’s Cut
  • God of War: Ragnarök
  • Gran Turismo 7
  • Hades
  • Hitman 3
  • Hogwarts Legacy
  • Horizon Forbidden West (DLC review)
  • Humanity
  • Inscryption
  • It Takes Two
  • Kena: Bridge of Spirits
  • Marvel’s Guardians of the Galaxy
  • Marvel’s Spider-Man: Miles Morales
  • Ratchet & Clank: Rift Apart
  • Resident Evil 4
  • Resident Evil Village
  • Returnal
  • SIFU
  • Skater XL
  • Star Wars Jedi: Survivor (review)
  • Stray
  • Tales of Arise
  • Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Shredder’s Revenge
  • The Last of Us Part I
  • Worms Rumble

Surprisingly, Diablo IV is absent from the list, despite its strong sales performance.

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With over 20 years of online publishing experience, Jason Siu is currently the Content Director at VerticalScope and used to spend most of his time writing about cars. His work can be seen on websites such as AutoGuide, EV Pulse, FlatSixes, Tire Authority, and more. As the former co-founder of and West Coast Editor of Modified Magazine, he has also authored two books for CarTech Books. In his spare time, he founded FullCleared to indulge in his passion for writing about games. Although Jason is a variety gamer, he generally prefers RPGs.

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