Sony PS5 The console is now officially the best-selling console in US history.
As reported by gaming industry analysts NPD Group (thanks, Eurogamer), Sony’s latest console has topped the charts in terms of units sold and “dollar sales” since its release five months ago.
US NPD HW – PlayStation 5 is the best-selling console in US history in terms of unit sales and dollars (lifetime sales with five months on the market).April 16, 2021
That’s not to say people still don’t like Nintendo Switch. Nintendo’s last console was “the best-selling hardware platform in units and dollars during the month of March “and” in the first quarter, Nintendo Switch was the leader in unit sales while the PlayStation 5 ranked first in hardware sales in dollars “.
Sony also led with sales of accessories, with the PS5 DualSense Controller being the main accessory to sales in March dollars and the first quarter of 2021.
ICYMI, the recent PS5 firmware update adjusts the Haptic feedback from the PS5 DualSense controller when playing PS4 games.
“While all the focus for the past 2 days has been on the new PS5 software update, it looks like Sony has actually made some changes to the controller with its firmware update,” a Redditor explained recently.
“It changed the way the DualSense vibrates when playing PS4 games, something that was always significantly weak for some reason. Haptic feedback now more closely mimics the feel of those DualShock 4 rumble engines.”
the PS5 update went live earlier this week, allowing extended storage for the console and One-Touch Play, which turns your TV on when you turn on the PS5. The update also gave gamers the ability to see their controller’s battery percentage while charging, and 120HZ support for “some” 1080p / 120Hz PC monitors, which allows gaming at 120Hz. ips. Sony didn’t mention the DualSense haptic feedback tweaks at the time, which is why gamers were so confused.
If you’re still trying to get your hands on a PS5, keep an eye out for our PS5 stock updates.