PS5 vs PS3 Sales Comparison - August 2021

The PlayStation 5 has sold 11.25 million units in 10 months, while the PlayStation 3 sold 4.59 million units. Month 10 for the PlayStation 5 is August 2021 and for the PlayStation 4 is August 2007. The PlayStation 3 did not reach current PlayStation 5 sales until month 17 where it had sold 11.68 million units.

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MetroidFREAK2134d ago

It's crazy how poor the PS3 sold its first few years... glad they recovered and now demand for PlayStation is at an all time high

Agent7534d ago

But the PS3 launched at a high price compared to the Xbox 360 and Wii back then. I think in the UK, it launched at a whopping £425. It was basically out of reach for most gamers worldwide. There’s no denying that the PS3 was held back for a few years due to the price.

Limitedtimestruggle34d ago

Sony at the time leading up to the PS3 launch was a complete disaster, and the PS3 very much so for a long, long time in it's initial years.

Sitdown34d ago

Why is it being compared against the PS3? We all know what it overcame, and when it caught it's stride.

anast34d ago

Next article: PS5 sales vs the Atari ST.