Sony reportedly making millions fewer PS5 consoles than expected

Sony has cut its expectations for PlayStation 5 production by 4 million units and now expects to manufacture about 11 million units by the end of March, according to a new Bloomberg report. Bloomberg had previously reported that Sony planned to boost production to around 10 million units by the end of December, but now says that the company has run into manufacturing problems.

The PS5’s system-on-a-chip, its core processing component designed by AMD, is said to be a particular issue with yields as low as 50 percent, meaning that half the parts produced are not fit to ship. While that figure has been improving, according to Bloomberg, the yields are “yet to reach a stable level.”

The revised figure is still well above what Sony was said…

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Author: Sam Byford