In August 2023, sales of Xbox and PlayStation consoles in Russia tripled in August. The growth in demand was confirmed by Izvestia M.Video-Eldorado, Wildberries and Ozon.
This is due to the stabilization of the commodity stock situation thanks to the establishment of supply chains, attractive price offers, and sales were also affected by the release of game novelties, experts noted.
- In April, Microsoft completely suspended warranty service for Xbox consoles in Russia “due to the current situation.” The company advised to contact the stores where the prefix was purchased.
- In August, Sony Interactive Entertainment, which is responsible for the launch of PlayStation game consoles, filed 25 lawsuits against individual entrepreneurs in Russian arbitration courts in Russia from the beginning of 2023. All the proceedings involve infringement of PlayStation trademarks.
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