The shortage of production materials continues to adversely affect the production of Sony’s PlayStation 5 consoles.
A few days ago, the tech world spread news that Sony was looking for ways to make the Play Station 5 console simpler. Most likely Sony will use a new line of chips that are easier to manufacture. This stems from the fact that Sony’s newest gaming machine is in short supply.
One of the main causes of this situation is the shortage of semiconductor chips. Even though the chip factories are full of stretch, they still cannot meet the orders for big partners like Sony.
According to the latest reports, as of March 31 this year, Sony has sold 7.8 million PlayStation 5 units. It aims to sell 14.8 million units in fiscal year 2021. If this goal is reached, Sony hopes are expected to achieve similar or surpass PlayStation 4 sales.
However, the shortage of raw materials for general production in the entire electronics manufacturing industry has not been resolved. Analysts say this situation will continue until 2022.
Sony CFO Hiroki Totoki admitted that even if Sony guarantees production next year, the supply will not be able to keep up with the needs of consumers. In the context of the Covid-19 translation, many people regularly working from home have increased the demand for entertainment equipment such as the PS5.
Therefore, it is likely that if you are a PS5 fan, you will have to wait a long time to be able to own it at the best price.