Getting a PlayStation 5 is not an easy task. Since its launch on November 12 – 17, depending on the country in which they live – stores have seen very limited quantities of this console arrive, which are not enough to meet demand. But those problems, which have been the source of strong criticism of Sony, have not been an impediment to making the PS5 a best-seller.
According Digitimes, a technology newsletter focused on Asia, Sony released 3.4 million PS5s worldwide during the first four weeks of the console’s life. This number makes this the fastest-selling PlayStation family console in the history of the brand.
The Digitimes report also reveals that Sony is putting the batteries to keep up with demand during 2021. They hope to put in circulation between 16.8 and 18 million PS5s worldwide throughout that year and continue to be a success. sales. To achieve this, AMD – creator of the cus tom console CPU – has secured increased production capacity through an alliance of the Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company. This will allow you to have PS5 units ready more quickly.
This is good news for all those who still can’t get their hands on a PS5 and want one in 2020. Meanwhile, the shortage continues. Some sites have had to resort to raffles to offer access to this product on the rare occasions when it is available.
Here you can read our analysis of PlayStation 5.