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PlayStation 2 leads with a circulation of 158 million units in the global ranking of sales of game consoles


This year, the gaming industry expects the release of twoThe most promising consoles from Sony and Microsoft. In anticipation of grandiose premieres, experts summed up the sales of game consoles around the world throughout history. It is noteworthy that the most popular Xbox One and PlayStation 4 devices to date did not fall into the leading three, and the Microsoft console is generally in the middle of the second ten.

All by March of this year around the worldsold about 1.56 billion game consoles from different brands, with the leading PlayStation 2 console (157.68 million units sold) occupying 10.07% of the total market. It is noteworthy that almost two decades have passed since the PS2 release.


The second-largest Nintendo DS console,almost caught up with the leader and was able to capture the market of 155 million units of devices sold. In third place in terms of global sales is the GameBoy, sold in the amount of 118.69 million units.

Only in fourth place is the actualToday, the PlayStation 4 console, sold in the amount of 109.86 million units. In fifth place was also a prefix from Sony, which opened the PlayStation series and sold in the amount of 102.5 million devices.

The largest number of consoles sold fromMicrosoft accounted for the Xbox 360 model (85.8 million units), which took eighth place in the global ranking. The current Xbox One console, with the result of 47.35 million devices sold, ranks fifteenth.
The upcoming premieres of Sony's PlayStation 5 and Microsoft's Xbox Scarlett consoles at the end of 2020 will exacerbate the intrigue in the competition of technological giants in the game console market.

Source: learnbonds

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