News comes from the strangest places. Game and console leaks usually come from insiders, patent applications, job vacancies by developers – people moving from one developer to another. But today I find a nugget of rare data buried inside an industry analyst report it’s amazing what google searches can deliver. A lot of other gaming news site are reporting it too. So for those of you who were expecting something more, my most humble apologies.
I for one will start saving now for the PS5, and the next-gen VR goggles and haptic glove bundle which no doubt will be an option.
Below is the quote from Baron’s Asia page.
Analyst Damian Thong forecasts Sony’s profit will grow a further 13% in 2018 to an all-time high of JPY565.6 billion for the fiscal year ending March, 2019.
“…– Horizon Zero Dawn, which launched on 28 Feb, looks to have had a good start with a Metacritic score of 88. While we have tempered expectations to account for rivalry with Microsoft/Xbox and PC gaming, we note that the success of PS VR (which has reached 915K units sold) highlights the health of the ecosystem. We expect Sony to launch a >10 TFLOPS ‘PS5’ in 2H18 to secure the installed base.