The PlayStation 5, abbreviated PS5, is the next generation console from SONY which among its novelties includes a powerful SoC with AMD technology based on Zen 2 and RDNA 2 as well as the use of a high speed and performance SSD disk.
The console went on sale worldwide last November and has been elusive for many who want to get it given the high demand for PlayStation-branded consoles when they launch.
PlayStation 5 sales in its first month
According to a report, SONY has distributed 3.4 million PlayStation 5 consoles during the first month of the console’s life.
We have to keep in mind that these consoles are sold to distribution chains, which are the ones that then sell them to the end customer, but given the huge shortage that the SONY console is experiencing in the world, we can consider them as consoles sold.
This distribution volume is the highest that SONY has had at the launch of any of its PlayStation in all history, showing that it is ready to meet the high demand that will be in 2021.
SONY braces for strong demand for PS5 in 2021
In each new product, it goes through several different stages that are common to each other, called the life stages of a product. After the introductory phase, the next phase is the growth phase, which is why SONY will need to increase its production in order to maintain a continuous supply of consoles.
Are the numbers mixed up? We are talking about shipments that would go between 16.8 and 18 million consoles, but we don’t know what period of 2021 these shipments would correspondOnly that a significant part of these transfers will be reserved for Asian territory.
2021 should mark the transition without return or braking from the current generation to the next by SONY and Microsoft.
SONY plans to distribute 10 million PS5s by March 2021
Japanese fiscal year ends in March, it’s because of it SONY just to give an effect In order to present the results to investors, he wishes to announce the distribution of more than 10 million consoles worldwide when the end of this period is reached.
The 10 million barrier, a barrier that is very important to cross in the history of video game consoles, as a general rule any console that cannot exceed 10 million before a period of 15 or 18 months after its launch is considered a business failure.
So far, SONY hasn’t seen a single business fiasco in 25 years, all of its consumer consoles have been in high demand, and it doesn’t look like the PlayStation 5 is the exception to the sales norm.