This is the second time that the firm's increased its forecast this year, with the organisation now anticipating operating income in the region of ¥870 billion (~$7.7 billion), up from its previous estimate of ¥670 billion ($5.9 billion). Vita and PS3 freebies will only be offered for a few more months, as Sony plans to stop giving away the older systems' games through PlayStation Plus beginning March 8, 2019.
Quarterly sales totaled 2.18 trillion yen ($19.3 billion), up from 2.06 trillion yen.
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Just under four million PlayStation 4's were shipped for the three month period.
Overall, the gaming segment saw an increase of 27% in profits compared to the same period past year. But, it didn't hold the record for long.
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Sony has revealed the free games PlayStation Plus subscribers will receive in November 2018, with Bulletstorm: Full Clip Edition and Yakuza Kiwami leading the charge as the free PlayStation 4 games for the month. "Marvel's Spider-Man" toppled it in September with over 3.3 million copies sold in its first three days.
As a result of the strong performance of the entire PlayStation segment, and favourable foreign exchange rates, Sony raised its hardware forecast for the fiscal year to 17.5 million PS4s.
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Its PlayStation Plus subscription-based service has also seen robust growth in subscriber numbers. Unfortunately, some of the company's gains were eroded by its ailing mobile unit, which lost $265 million for the quarter, a year-over-year decline of 32%.