For those users who want to buy the PS5 at the original price, Sony may still not be able to provide sufficient supplies.
PS5 is one of the most sought-after technology products in recent months. When this game console was launched in November 2020, it was immediately sold out.
In the past year, demand for semiconductor components from the automotive industry to smartphones has surged, and the interruption of semiconductor manufacturing caused by the epidemic has also exacerbated the supply crisis. Analysts predict that it will take several months for the chip industry to recover.
Sony Interactive Entertainment President and CEO Jim Ryan (Jim Ryan) said that he expects the continued PS5 supply restrictions to be “gradually eased throughout 2021,” but he can’t guarantee whether the PS5 supply for this year’s holiday shopping season can meet demand. .
Ryan reiterated that Sony hopes that the PS5 will sell more than its predecessor, the PlayStation 4, in 2021, which sold 14.9 million units in the first 12 months of its launch. Earlier this month, Sony stated that the company had sold 4.5 million PS5 units in November and December 2020.
For Sony’s remarks, it can be regarded as telling players directly that the opportunity to buy PS5 at the original price has to be confirmed before Sony. Although every PS5 console sold currently is under pressure to lose money, it will continue to increase in the future. , It is easy for them to make money from the new host.
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