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|Subject: Sony Reports 13.5 Million PlayStation 4s Sold, Q2 FY15 Strongest Since Launch Sun Nov 02, 2014 2:56 am|| |
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- Sony has reported its second quarter FY15 financials, breaking out PlayStation 4 sales for investors. After tailing off in the two quarters following launch, sales are on the rise once more.
3.3 million PlayStation 4 consoles were sold in the second quarter, bringing the total worldwide to 13.5 million. Sales for the gaming unit are up 74 percent when adjusted for currency compared to the same quarter last year, reaching ¥309.5 billion ($2.79 billion). Operating income for the game and network services segment hit ¥21.8 billion ($196.5 million) compared to an operating loss last year of ¥4.2 billion ($37.85 million).
Unfortunately, Sony’s big picture doesn’t reflect the success of the gaming division. The company shows an operating loss of ¥85.6 billion ($771.5 million) and a net loss of ¥136 billion ($1.23 billion).
Sony has drastically revised its loss projections for the full year, ending March 31, 2015 in September. They company had been projecting a ¥50 billion ($450.6 million) loss, but now anticipates that number to be a loss of ¥230 billion ($2.07 billion). The ¥180 billion ($1.62 billion) difference is attributable to due its mobile phone division.