Today, SIE (Sony Interactive Entertainment) CEO Jim Ryan said at an investor briefing,With the supply chain crisis easing, production of the PS5 will be raised this year.
In addition, officials believe that the current supply shortage of PS5 has seriously disrupted the industry, so it plans to narrow the gap with the PS4 and expect to surpass the PS4 in the install base this year.
For users,This news means that the price of PS5, which has remained high in the market for a long time, is expected to be reduced, and the serious problem of grabbing goods purchased by official channels will also be alleviated.
The reason why SIE decided to expand PS5 shipments, in addition to the objective factor of supply chain crisis mitigation, was also the main reason for the "small target" of selling a total of 18 million PS5 units in fiscal 2022 at the earnings conference.
It is worth mentioning that Sony is currently citing technical failures,The previous provision that users need to make up the discount when upgrading PS Plus membership has been abolishedThe move is likely to avoid a drop in the number of paid members and affect the reputation of PS5 among potential users.