PlayStation Portal sales continue to be powerful, with it reportedly set to become the best-selling PS5 accessory in 2024.


PlayStation Portal is reportedly the best-selling accessory in the US in 2024.

The latest from Mat Piscatella, executive director and industry advisor at Aboutby PlayStation Lifestylewhich reports that eight months after its launch, the official PlayStation 5 remote player is still selling well in U.S. markets.

It’s doing so well, in fact, that according to Circan, the PlayStation Portal was the best-selling accessory in terms of dollar sales in both May and 2024 year-to-date.

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The continued success of the PlayStation Portal follows earlier statements from Sony, which claimed that sales of its handheld console had exceeded its own expectations.

Earlier this year, PlayStation Vice President of Product Management Hiromi Wakai said: Game file that the PS Portal is a specialist product, intended for people with special needs.

“From the very beginning, PlayStation Portal was intended to be a product best suited to people with special needs and those who wanted to play in a certain way, so the response after the announcement was very much in line with our expectations,” Wakai said at the time.

Wakai added that Portal’s popularity is helping Sony “systematically ship more units” and that “we will continue to bring more units to market.”

The PlayStation Portal was launched in November 2023 and has been quickly sold out in the US and UK within two daysEven though the console does not support cloud gaming, its price is more affordable compared to other portable devices currently on the market.

In a five-star review from TechRadar Gaming, managing editor Rob Dwiar called the device a “huge success” and a “brilliant evolution in remote play,” and said it offers “a smooth, stable way to play the entire PlayStation 5 game library…”

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