Sony enjoyed the biggest hardware launch ever in France last month, as the PlayStation 5 sold 107,000 units at launch. That narrowly edged out the previous record holder, the Nintendo Switch, which managed 105,000 units a few years ago. For comparison, the PlayStation 4 sold 90,000 units in the European country at launch.
The console is completely sold out, so this is more a reflection of supply than necessarily demand. PS5 has also broken records in the United States and the UK, so it’s fair to say that a lot of units were shipped. In comparison, the Xbox Series X|S sold just 37,000 units at launch in France, but it too is also sold out right now.