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Here is an interesting chart comparing the PS5 with the NS after 5 months. 

Right now the graph is heavily in favor of the NS (over 3M), but I believe that his month the PS5 should be able to turn things around and it will slowly start chipping away at this gap.



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Hi everyone, here is the latest profile for the PS5

The PS5 had a great month, but in comparison to other mayor consoles it fell a bit behind.

1) The PS5 is virtually tied with the lifetime sales of the Dreamcast, it should surpass it any day now. 

2) This month, the PS5 also has the chance to pass the Sega Saturn lifetime sales.

3) In Gap charts, it is keeping pace with the 3DS and Switch, while it is ahead of all other consoles.

4) The PS5 came in fourth for April Year 1 sales. This puts it behind the Wii, PS4 and Switch

5) Next month's record seems a bit out of reach, specially when considering the shortages. But it will still be interesting to see if it can manage around 700K units.

6) At 8M sold in 6 months, the PS5 is having a fantastic first year, hopefully they can continue producing and selling as many consoles as possible.



May should be a way better month for PS5. Apparently there will be 2 big shipments in Europe this month and they launched in China today with over 50K sold on preorders alone.



Blood_Tears said:

May should be a way better month for PS5. Apparently there will be 2 big shipments in Europe this month and they launched in China today with over 50K sold on preorders alone.

Australia also received some nice shipments these past weeks. Stores like EB Games had some walk-ins consoles to pick up if you paid in full. This store in particular had long lists of orders to be fulfilled since launch. 

And I reckon there will be major adjustments especially in NA since there were stores like Amazon that received big shipments of the console at the end of April. 

So that’s good to hear the stock is getting better this month WW.



I only place my order for a ps5 (I am in NZ). While there is still a huge demand here, I was told that we would be getting a big shipment in July so hopefully a lot of orders will be filled.



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Managed to buy four so far.