PlayStation 5 Shortage Could Last up to 2022: Buy Now or Regret Later

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PlayStation 5 supply issue might last way longer than Sony expected, even we all. Things are getting tough for Sony to meet the demand of PlayStation 5. The issue might last up to 2022.

Sony’s Saying

Recently Sony held a private conference session with Analysts and Specialists. In certain discussions, Sony mentioned the huge demand for PlayStation 5 and their current limitations of supply for that.

“I don’t think demand is calming down this year and even if we secure a lot more devices and produce many more units of the PlayStation 5 next year, our supply wouldn’t be able to catch up with demand”

-Hiroki Totoki
CFO, Sony




Sony has targeted to produce about 14.8 million PS5 consoles starting in April 2021. However, up to March 2021, Sony sold 7.8 million PS5. The company was able to sell 14.8 million PS4 till now as well and did not face any supply issues. Right now, Sony is getting more demand than they can supply.

Sony has also integrating Discord with their PS5 soon. Every now and then Sony is developing this platform which attracts more gamers these days. User experience with intense games never felt so good before PS 5, as a result, Gamers and Kids are so into the PS 5 which eventually crossed the supply rate of Sony.

Wrapping Up

Speaking of PlayStation’s popularity, There are currently 47.6 million PlayStation Plus subscribers out there active. Each year the number increases with a rate of 14.7 percent. Can you imagine Sony shipped 3.3 million units of PlayStation 5 from January to March in 2021? Point is, If you wish to have a PlayStation 5, It’s now or who knows when but not until 2022.



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