Sony has announced positive numbers regarding PlayStation Plus subscribers and digital software sales on PlayStation Store in the last quarter, which is the period from April 1st to June 30th.
As of June 30, 2019, PlayStation Plus subscribers were 36.2 million, up 2.3 million from the same period last year. Digital sales are also on the increase, with 42.9 million paid downloads from PlayStation Store to date the digital market for Sony accounts for 53% of revenue, in 2018 this was 43%.
However, the retail market continues to be important in the Sony Interactive Entertainment economy, since 2013 a billion PS4 games have been sold in physical format, those who fear the disappearance of Blu-Ray support can, therefore, reassure themselves, as we know the media physical will also be used by PS5, which will therefore not be a 100% digital console.
PlayStation 4, meanwhile, continues to grind records thanks to the 100 million consoles distributed since launch, a figure that allows the platform to enter the ” Club 100 ” along with Wii, PS2, PlayStation 1 and the Game Boy family consoles.