Sony will produce 1 million PS4 for lack of PS5 on the market!

The magazine Bloomberg, reveals that the Japanese giant loses money with the PlayStation 5. He then prefers to bet on his old console released in 2013: the PS4. Indeed, since the launch of its PlayStation 5 at the end of the year 2021, the firm is facing a terrible shortage of electrical components, which also affects the entire computer industry. More than a year after launch, it’s still just as complicated to get your hands on a PS5.

Reduce economic losses

The strategy is to produce approximately one million PS4 units this year, to help offset some of the pressure on PS5 production from the business. A figure that will be adjusted according to demand. The old console, which uses less advanced chips, is easier to manufacture, and offers an economical alternative to the PS5. Increasing production orders by adding the cheaper PS4 would also allow Sony more leeway when negotiating with manufacturing partners for a better deal.

Sony has confirmed that PS4 production will continue throughout this year and said the company has no plans to stop manufacturing the console. “This is one of the best-selling consoles of all time and there are always crossovers between generations,” the company said.

Sony will try to restart the PS4 🎮

Faced with the shortage of PS5 stock, Sony would think about producing 1 million more PS4s than planned for 32508.

— Views (@viewsfrance) January 13, 32508Sony will produce 1 million of additional PS4 in the face of the shortage of PS5

1481614740753420293Why are PS5s out of stock?

For almost two years, a global shortage has hit the PS5 industry. electronic components. In an attempt to provide an answer, the Japanese government has decided to invest 774 billion yen, or about 6 billion euros, to support semiconductor manufacturers. Launched in November 2013, the PS5 was therefore victim of

the Covid- pandemic . Sony is unable to maintain sufficient inventory to meet customer demand. However, 10 million copies had been sold in July 2021.

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