PlayStation 4 sales hit one year before PlayStation 5

At the end of this year, a new generation of Sony consoles is expected - the PlayStation 5. It seems that players will meet

the novelty is quite stormy. Judging by the company's financial report, gamers have already begun to prepare for the release of the console and are refusing to buy the old PlayStation 4.

Sony report contains information for the thirdfiscal quarter of 2019, which ended on December 31. As it turned out, PlayStation 4 sales crashed. For the whole of 2019, the company delivered 14.7 million set-top boxes of the current generation to stores. And this is less than in 2018 - then there were 17.7 million devices. For the quarter, shipments amounted to 6.1 million, which is 25% less compared to the same period a year ago.

Analysts believe that the drop in sales was affected by the expectation of the release of the PlayStation 5.