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Returnal sells half a million copies, as Miles Morales surpasses 6.5 million

Despite being early in the new console generation, both Microsoft and Sony are posting impressive sales statistics. Alongside the reveal that the PS5 has sold 10 million consoles – despite stock shortage issues – the console’s games are likewise performing well, with Spider-Man: Miles Morales selling over 6 million copies.

As reported by Gamesindustry.biz, many of the PS5’s biggest first-party titles have been performing admirably, with one of the console’s biggest releases – Spider-Man: Miles Morales – selling over 6.5 million copies. Of course, it is worth noting that Miles Morales is also available on PS4, and that the game served as a launch title for the console, meaning that it has had over 8 months on sale. Still, for a smaller spin-off title, 6.5 million is a mighty figure.

Other reported sales figures includes Housemarque’s Returnal, which has sold 560,000 copies since its release on the 30th of April. Unlike Miles Morales, Returnal is a PS5 exclusive, and also is a brand new IP. Whether you consider half a million copies in 3 months to be good or not, Sony certainly seems to think so, as the console manufacturer has since acquired the studio.

The other notable sales statistic pertains to Ratchet & Clank: Rift Apart, which has sold 1.1 million copies in less than 2 months. While an established IP, Rift Apart is a PS5 exclusive, and yet has still managed to become one of the better selling games in the franchise.

Less than 1 year into the generation, the PS5 and its games are posting impressive statistics. It will be interesting to see where PlayStation is at one year from today.

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