Sony: PlayStation 5 increases production for Christmas?
Reportedly, new PS5 consoles they are being transported to the UK in an effort to meet demand in the run-up to Christmas. A new report released today November 2 by The Sun states that Sony is using air travel to introduce more PlayStation 5s to the UK: the company chartered three Boeing 747 planes from South Korea to London over the past week, each loaded with nearly 50 pallets of PS5 consoles. a big increase in production.
Sony increases production of PlayStation 5 for Christmas
To put it simply, those shipped by Sony are really a lot of PlayStation 5. According to reports, the stock of each Boeing 747 is enough to fill 12 trucks to the brim with PS5 consoleswhich were subsequently distributed across the UK to various warehouses, before being subsequently sent to local sellers.
This is why there has been an increase in the amount of PS5 units at retailers in the UK over the past week, the report says. While this is a positive sign for the future of the console in the UK, It is unclear whether Sony intends to charter more flights to speed up the PS5 restock in the coming weeks in other countries as well.
The shortage of semiconductors around the world has led to a shortage of stocks for various consoles that has now lasted for nearly two years, including PS5, Xbox Series X, Xbox Series S and even the Nintendo Switch OLED model, which launched just that month. last. Last August, Sony was reported to have secured a substantial supply of chip parts, aiming to produce more than 14 million PS5 consoles in 2022, while another report estimated that the semiconductor shortage would last at least until. 2023.ù