EA expects PS4 & Xbox One set up base to succeed in 80 million by finish of 2016, 100 million by finish of 2017

EA has shared a few of its inside estimates relating to the gross sales trajectory for PS4 and Xbox One.


After EA was achieved speaking about its performance in the second quarter of FY2017, the writer hosted an post-earnings name the place it answered many questions.

One query from an investor requested CFO Blake Jorgensen about EA’s estimates for gross sales of each PlayStation four and Xbox One, and the set up base. “Our internal estimate is still roughly 80 million units by the end of calendar year and 100 million units by the end of next year, calendar year,” famous the manager.

Jorgensen added that because it stands, the set up base is at the moment 33 p.c greater than the earlier era for the primary 35 months within the West, although he didn’t point out the precise platform break up.

Considering Sony shipped 47 million PS4s so far, it’s not laborious to infer the variety of Xbox One models on the market.

During the decision, Blake Jorgensen additionally mentioned it’s laborious to foretell what influence the brand new PlayStation four Pro and Xbox One Scorpio may have, even when the corporate is happy for his or her launch.