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Report: Sony cuts PS5 production quote, citing supply chain issues

Report: Sony cuts PS5 production quote, citing supply chain issues

Bloomberg Report Sony plans to manufacture approximately 4 million PlayStation 5 systems in the current fiscal year. This is a production cut due to a weakening of the supply chain that provides console motherboards.

According to Bloomberg, Sony is currently planning to build about 11 million units, sources familiar with the company’s plans said. According to these sources, PS5’s custom-designed silicon production yield is as low as 50%. These yields have improved, but are not stable at a reliable level.

Sony in April Plan to create 5 to 6 million PS5According to an internal plan reported by Bloomberg at the time. But the company more than doubled these plans after the summer, when the quarantine lifestyle pushed PlayStation Plus subscriptions to record levels and generated significant sales of first-party limited editions. Last of us part 2 And Tsushima ghost..

For comparison, Sony’s original, publicly shared forecast for PlayStation 4 is 5 million PS4s will be sold On the shelves for the first 5 months. PS4 is over Sales of 7.5 million units From the release on November 15, 2013 to March 31, 2014.

Sony will announce price, release date and reservation date Wednesday afternoon showcase presentation.. Rival Microsoft Already apparent The release date for the Xbox Series X (and Series S) is November 10. pre order Of the $ 499 and $ 299 consoles since September 22nd