[UPDATE] During the Sony Corporate Strategy Meeting briefing, Sony administration talked extra concerning the PlayStation enterprise. Here are among the gaming takeaways:
- PS4 customers collectively spend 600 million hours each week on PS4.
- Sony needs to additional improve the content material and enchantment of PlayStation Plus to make it extra engaging and in flip develop subscriber figures.
- PS Plus had 26.four million paying members on the finish of the final fiscal yr.
The authentic story is beneath.
The PlayStation Network now has 70 million month-to-month “active” customers, Sony has disclosed.
Sony revealed the brand new determine as a part of its newest Corporate Strategy Meeting for FY2017, which was released today [PDF]. A slide (beneath) exhibits the 70 million quantity, however doesn’t point out how Sony defines what it means to be “active” or when the quantity was reached. It possible covers at the leastPlayStation 4, PlayStation 3, and PlayStation Vita.
By comparability, Microsoft introduced in April that monthly active figures for Xbox Live across Xbox One and PC reached 52 million for the newest quarter.
A webcast for Sony’s Corporate Strategy Meeting will happen later as we speak in Japan the place extra particulars could also be divulged. Keep checking again with GameSpot for the newest.
In April, Sony introduced that PlayStation 4 shipments reached 60 million, edging nearer to the PS3’s 80 million mark. Looking forward, Sony mentioned it’s expecting PS4 sales to drop year-over-year. A latest report claimed that Sony will release a next-generation PlayStation console in 2018.