The company expects sales of the console to reach 18 million units this fiscal, up from 11.5 million last year.
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Sony has announced that it plans to increase production of its console playstation 5 As supply chain issues are eased and progressed, there will be a major expansion of its game portfolio, to include more PC and mobile titles.
The PS5, which went on sale in November 2020, sold less than its predecessor in the second year of its life lack of components Which shook the electronics industry. But expect it to close the gap in three years and overtake the PS4’s installed base next year.
Beyond the initial increase, “we plan for a sharp increase in console production, which Production levels we’ve never reached beforeSony Interactive Entertainment CEO Jim Ryan said at an investor briefing.
Although the Covid-related shutdowns in China continue to create uncertainty in the supply chain, “things are definitely looking up,” he said.
Sony forecasts reaching PS5 sales 18 million units per yearcompared to 11.5 million last year.
In addition, PlayStation will stop focusing exclusively on single-player games for its platform. Thus, Ryan advanced that more titles would be offered for PC and mobile, in addition to the Games on Live service, which offered continuously updated games.
PS4 and PS5 titles are expected to account for more than two-thirds of this year’s releases, but PC and mobile titles will account for about half of new games in 2025.
“The initiative to broaden our audience … will have a fundamental impact on the size of our sports portfolio,” Ryan said.
With this change, PlayStation intends to Keep pace with industry changesWhich has seen cloud technology and the increased computing power of smartphones alienate users from bulky hardware and increase the money players spend on free online titles.
Amid speculation that the Metaverse will affect the industry’s business model, Ryan said many consumers will continue to play the old game.
“There will be many, many individual gamers who love to enjoy games for the last 30 years or more,” he said.
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