We would like to thank gamers around the world for making the PS5 the biggest console release ever. Demand for PS5 is unprecedented, so we would like to make sure that more PS5 inventories reach retailers by the end of the year. Stay in touch with your local retailer.
— PlayStation (@PlayStation) November 25, 2020
PS5 is sold out all over the world, and among the issues related to retailer demand, Tweet also explains that demand is unprecedented. “We wanted to make sure that more PS5 inventories would reach retailers by the end of the year,” the message ended.
It’s not clear if Sony means more inventory than the additional Black Friday units already confirmed by some retailers.
Confirmed PlayStation 5 games
In terms of pure success, it was an impressive launch for Sony, especially considering that the unit could not be sold in stores, especially due to the COVID-19 production suspension. This means that Sony can expect the PS5 to outperform the PS4 in the first year. This is a goal of over 7 million units.
If you’re on the market for games and accessories for the PS5, or new consoles, Black Friday may be the right time to find them. Check out our best Black Friday PS5 deals and our best video game deals.
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