PlayStation Network Has More Users Than Ever Before

playstation network

In a recent financial update posted by Sony, it was revealed that the PlayStation Network saw huge growth in its Monthly Active User (MAU) count of late. From Q2 FY23 to Q3 FY23, a difference of (+) 16 million users was recorded, marking the highest figure that has been recorded since the service was launched. In the financial report, it was stated that by Q3 FY23, a record-high 123 million MAUs were occupying the PlayStation Network.

More Than Ever Before

It was recently reported that Sony has shipped 54.8 million PS5 consoles since the platform launched in 2020. The company is seeing record growth in its gaming branch that’s constantly exceeding expectations, and as of Q3 FY23, a staggering 123 million users worldwide were playing games on the PlayStation Network.

Sony defined MAU as:

An estimated total number of unique accounts that played games or used services on the PlayStation™Network during the last month of the quarter.

According to Statista, this is the highest-ever MAU that has been recorded on the PlayStation Network – the most recent all-time high was recorded in December 2022, with 112 million MAU being logged by Sony. It also makes the biggest-ever rise between quarters.

It was further disclosed by Sony that PlayStation Plus, the platform’s subscription service that unlocks a game library (amongst other things) now has 47.4 million subscribers.

For more Insider Gaming coverage, check out the news that Sony has sold 58.4 million PS5 consoles