PS5 was released more than six months ago, but it is still very challenging to buy. Every week, a couple of new PS5 stocks are released, usually with very limited stock, and the offer is emptied in a few minutes, sometimes less. It does not matter if it is Amazon, Walmart, Best Buy, GameStop, Target, Costco or other major retailers; Since pre-orders went live in September last year, the purchase of the PS5 has been a nightmare for many PlayStation fans.
In 2020, around the launch of the console, this was expected. However, many expected that the situation would improve in 2021. It has not. In fact, the situation has worsened. Not only is the demand still through the roof and steady, but the supply has apparently become smaller, with many retailers completely dry with the holidays.
According to various reports, 2022 will not be much better, and 2023 may also be a battle. Why? Because there is a component shortage that will not be resolved at any time. That said, there is some hope.
During a recent meeting with shareholders, Kenichiro Yoshida ̵
That said, it remains to be seen whether this will be enough supply to saturate demand. What also remains to be seen is when stores will start selling the console in person, without scalps and bots.
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