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PS5 is on a serious upward trajectory – and it’s not because the console was previously flopping or anything like that. Sony’s ability to finally get ample stock onto store shelves is driving outrageous sales figures right now, with Games’s well-connected Christopher Dring revealing that January 2023 sales are up an eye-watering 98 per cent year-over-year in the UK. That’s a staggering increase.

The platform holder recently dropped a re-launch campaign, which it’s using to raise awareness of the renewed availability. And during its financial call earlier this week, it revealed that it actually intends to increase its shipment forecasts during the current quarter, meaning the format’s install base could be closing on 40 million units by the end of March.

Renewed stock is having a huge impact on software sales, too, with God of War Ragnarok up into second in this week’s UK sales charts. This all follows on from a record-breaking quarter from the manufacturer, which saw it generate $8.8 billion in revenue. The crazy thing is: stock is already looking better in February than it did in January – an enormous month awaits!