Electronic Arts has released a forecast that relates to the distribution of the two consoles PlayStation 4 and Xbox One. By the end of the year 130 million copies of the two consoles to stay in the households. Also to Nintendo Switch there is an indication.
Electronic Arts today released the latest annual report and released a forecast on sales of the current PlayStation 4 and Xbox One consoles. According to Chief Financial Officer Blake Jorgensen, the company believes that the PlayStation 4 and Xbox One will together have sold about 130 million copies by the end of the current calendar year.
Sony recently announced that the PlayStation 4 had reached a sales volume of 73.6 million copies by the end of the last calendar year. In the Christmas season alone, 5.9 million sales were added. So far, Microsoft has not been able to call itself a current sales figure for the Xbox One.
However, the further indication of Electronic Arts could give an indication. In the latest annual report, the company is also talking about a common hardware base of 103 million consoles in terms of PlayStation 4 and Xbox One, which was reached by the end of 2017.
However, it should be noted that the exact calculation basis of Electronic Arts is not known. It is also unclear what information the company refers to in relation to the Xbox One. Theoretically, it could mean that the Xbox One was sold about 30 million copies. In the case of the Switch, the publisher expects 30 million copies sold by the end of 2018.