• Sony Cuts PS5 Production by 4 Million Units for Current Fiscal Year, According to Bloomberg

    12 days ago - By VG Chartz

    Sony Interactive Entertainment has lowered its estimated PlayStation 5 production by four million units for the fiscal year ending March 31, 2021, according to Bloomberg. The original estimate was 15 million and is now 11 million.
    The lower production is due to issues with the production yield of the PlayStation 5's custom-designed system-on-chip.
    Niko Partners senior video game analyst Daniel Ahmad clarified that production shipments are not the same as retail shipments or sell-through. He said PlayStation 4 retail shipments were at 7.5 million at the end of the March after it launched...
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  • Bloomberg: Sony cuts PS5 initial production orders by four million units

    12 days ago - By Gematsu

    Sony Interactive Entertainment has cut its estimated production volume of PlayStation 5 for the fiscal year ended March 2021 by four million units, down to roughly 11 million, due to an unsteady production yield of the console's custom-designed system-on-chip, according to a Bloomberg report citing people familiar with the matter. In July, both...
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