Everyone may have been surprised when Sony decided to start pre-ordering the PlayStation 5 shortly after announcing the November 12 release date, but it’s still a PlayStation 4 during the pre-order period. It exceeds the demand.
In an interview with Reuters, Sony Interactive Entertainment CEO Jim Ryan said that PlayStation 5 demand exceeded the company’s supply capacity at launch, but orders already placed far exceeded the first few months of PlayStation. Said that. 4. Sony sold more PS5 consoles in just 12 hours than the first 12 weeks of PS4 pre-order sales in the US.
Finding a PS5 pre-order is now difficult, and Ryan says Sony is doing its best to secure additional inventory for the upcoming holiday season. But Ryan warns that if you haven’t ordered a PS5 yet, it’s likely that it will remain difficult to find.
“The demand expressed at the pre-order level is very large,” Ryan added.
Elsewhere in the interview, Ryan mentioned potential mergers and studio acquisitions in the future. Microsoft recently acquired ZeniMax Media, which has acquired the entire catalog of Bethesda-published titles such as Fallout, The Elder Scrolls, and Doom.
PlayStation 5 will be released on November 12, with Demon’s Souls, Spider-Man: Miles Morales, Sackboy: Big Adventure and more. Destruction All-Stars was originally planned to be released, but will be released on PlayStation Plus in February 2021. Take a closer look at the impressive DualSense controller and see the actual impression of the PS5 here.