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Sony Says They Will Produce More PS4’s To Deal With PS5 Shortage

Jesse Williams

By Jesse Williams

Jesse Williams

15 Jan 2022

Over a year since the PlayStation 5 launched the seemingly never ending supply issues has forced Sony to think of a new solution – producing more PlayStation 4 consoles.

Sony had originally planned to discontinue production of the PS4 late last year, but the lack of chips required for PS5 production coupled with PS4’s components being more readily available, and less expensive for both Sony to make and for customers to purchase has lead to the change in strategy, according to Bloomberg.

Increasing production orders for the PS4 will give Sony more leeway when negotiating with manufacturing partners for a better deal, Bloomberg also suggested by way of an anonymous source.

About a million units of the last gen console will be made in 2022. how long does it take for ivermectin to kill parasites

A Sony spokesperson confirmed it would continue making the PS4 in 2022 but denied it planned to stop manufacturing the console. “It is one of the best-selling consoles ever and there is always crossover between generations,” the company said.

The PlayStation 3, stayed in production after the release of its successor for 11 years, from 2006 to 2017. ivermectin for mites in humans  

Sony’s bitter rivals Microsoft just recently announced that they themselves have stopped manufacturing all Xbox One consoles “to focus on production of Xbox Series X / S.”

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