By Matthieu Collin – Published on August 01, 2022 at 17:45
Despite some progress in recent months, inventory issues continue to heavily impact PS5 and Xbox Series X sales. scheduled for the end of the year.
Time passes and now slowly but surely, we are already approaching the second anniversary of the PS5, available since November 2020 worldwide. Unfortunately, and although the situation has improved somewhat in recent months, component shortages continue to rage in the industry, preventing many players from upgrading to the next generation. But on the occasion of its last financial report, the Japanese manufacturer announced good news: the situation should soon change !
PS5 stock expected to increase by end of 2022
Published on July 29, the report indicates that a “significant improvement in the supply of components” is to be expected now that Shanghai is beginning to recover from the impact the lockdown has had on commercial and industrial activities. Thus, Sony announces that it has started working on an increase in PS5 supply in the coming months, and more specifically during the holiday season. “We plan to concentrate shipments in advance for the season” the firm announced to investors.
This should please the millions of players who are still waiting to get their hands on the famous sesame soon. All that remains now is to monitor the various points of sale for the arrival of these future stocks. During its financial statement, Sony also revealed that it has sold 21.7 million PS5s to date, including 2.4 million in the first quarter of fiscal year 2022/2023.. At the end of the latter, the manufacturer then hopes to reach 18 million units sold if we are to believe Hiroki Totoki, the financial director.
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