Sony‘s beloved PS3 apparently nonetheless has tens of millions of month-to-month energetic customers (MAUs) — practically two million, to be exact. That’s in response to a presentation leaked as a part of the latest Insomniac Games‘ ransomware assault. This tidbit of knowledge was tucked away in a slide about PlayStation Network‘s month-to-month energetic customers.
Die-hard PS3 customers nonetheless having fun with beloved classics
As noticed by Exputer, the slide in query is sort of a yr previous however sheds some mild on the energetic participant base of Sony’s consoles. PSN MAUs have been anticipated to hit 107.5 million by February 2023, accounting for information latency. PS4 is understandably within the lead (71.5 million PSN MAUs) with the best quantity of consoles in circulation, however the PS5 is rapidly catching up with practically 37.1 million MAUs by February 2023.
Between December 2022 to February 2023, the PS3’s MAUs fluctuated between 2.3 million to 1.9 million. Spectacular numbers for a console that’s nearly 20 years previous. The PS3’s library continues to be in excessive demand, with followers hoping for emulation assist of some type within the absence of backwards compatibility.
Sadly, PS3 video games are at present solely accessible through streaming for PS Plus Premium members in choose areas.
We received’t share the slide right here for apparent causes, however you possibly can test it out over on Exputer.