It has already been just over a year since the launch of the PlayStation 5, console that debuted with a traditional model and one digital, which did not have a record reader. Well, despite this, users of this platform actually prefer to have their discs in physical format about digital.
Games industry conducted an analysis regarding the purchase preferences of PS5 players in EUROPA, thus revealing that physical games are sold up to 51% more than digital.
Sam Nazi, Analyst responsible for this investigation, revealed that for every three physical games, two digital are sold. Interestingly, digital sales represent 62% of the total for PlayStation.
This analyst explains that the price of games could be a factor within these results, especially if we consider that, once these games ending, users would be willing either to lend them or resell them to recover their investment a bit. In the same way we have the theme of collecting.
Editors note: It is certainly an interesting fact, especially if we consider the arrival of the Digital PS5 to the market, as well as the distribution problems and sent that arose as a result of the pandemic. I suppose the physical format will not disappear shortly.