Sony has issued a statement of confidence that has generated great excitement among PlayStation lovers. After three years of launching the PlayStation 5 (PS5)the company finally states that The problems in your supply chain have come to an end.
This news (via TechSpot) arrives just in time for the Christmas festivities, and is expected to the Christmas shopping season is one of the most successful in the history of the PS5.
Since its launch in 2020, purchasing a PS5 has become a challenge, marked by the global chip shortage caused by the pandemic. Buyers often had to rely on luck or be willing to shell out exorbitant sums to purchase the console, while resellers profited from its high demand.
Although the situation began to improve towards the end of 2021, it was not until early 2023 that Sony announced the wider availability of the PS5. This claim was backed up when resellers began struggling to sell the consoles, some even below the manufacturer’s suggested price.
The best PS5 Christmas
In an interview with Barron’s, Eric Lempel, Sony senior vice president and head of global marketing, noted that this will be the first holiday season in which PS5 consoles will be in full supply, ensuring that anyone who wants to purchase a PlayStation 5 will be able to do so. without difficulties.
Lempel also highlighted that Sony anticipates a record sales season thanks to the launch of exclusive titles such as “Marvel’s Spider-Man 2.” This game sold 2.5 million copies in the first 24 hours of its release, becoming the most successful PlayStation Studios title in history.
In another interview with CNBC, Lempel revealed that Sony is on track to meet its ambitious goal of shipping 25 million PS5 units throughout 2023, which would mark an unprecedented milestone in the history of PlayStation consoles. This achievement would surpass the previous record, held by the original PlayStation with 22.6 million units sold in a 12-month period.