Sony launched a new model of its of its slim PlayStation 4, and that juiced profits for the console in June. The PS4 was the top-selling hardware platform last month ahead of Nintendo Swap or Microsoft’s Xbox One, according to industry-tracking firm The NPD Group. The fresh gold 1TB slim PlayStation 4 drove those sales and led to the perfect June ever for PS4 system sales.
Sony unveiled the gold PS4 slim for USD250 on June 9. That was a limited-time discount, and the system now sells for $300. That sale price combined with the fresh hardware color clearly created a sense of urgency in fan, and that led to a rush on Sony’s console.
That doesn’t mean that Nintendo Switch gross sales are falling. The hybrid home/handheld console is made up of going yet deliver constrained as consumers are still having some troubles finding units in stores. Over-all, but, the hardware market has from a quite powerful place with gamers still spending money on fresh consoles.