Sony quadruples PlayStation 5 imports to US from last year

The Japanese tech giant has increased the number of imports as we approach the holiday season and the God of War: Ragnarök release.
PlayStation 5 and controller

Japanese tech giant Sony has increased the production of PlayStation 5 consoles and the shipment into United States has increased by 400% from last year. Sony had production issues since the release of the console because of global chip shortages.

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With the approaching holiday season in the US and the release of PlayStation exclusive God of War: Ragnarök, it was expected that PS5 production would increase.

David Gibson, senior analyst at MST Financial, shared the stats on Twitter. As the graph shows, September has a massive spike in numbers.

Sony announced in the 2021 financial report that it sold 20 million units despite the supply-chain issues during the pandemic. In the first three months of 2022, gaming console sold 2.4 million units, but the gaming revenue took a hit and went down from 63.9 million to 47.1 million year-over-year.

Few months ago Japanese tech giant also announced plans to produce 2 million PSVR2 headsets in six months.


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