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Sony denies speculation about PS4 shutdown and production resumption

Sony denies speculation about PS4 shutdown and production resumption

on January 12Bloomberg revealed Sony’s alleged plans to produce video games in 2022. According to the portal, the Japanese company had set a date for the closure of a production line PS4 Until the end of 2021, but at the expense of semiconductor crisisI decided to reverse the plans.

Now, in a statement to the Japanese site gigazineSony has denied the reports. According to the memo, the company “He never planned on stopping PS4 production in the first place.”

But, even if PS4 manufacturing and replacement is still going on on several continents, in Japan, the factories are already focusing more on the new console since September 2020. Something that should also happen in the future when “normal” gives, finally, faces.

PS4 production shouldn’t stop anytime soon

In addition to being more expensive, PS4 uses cheaper components and has a huge customer base. What would be an alternative for the Japanese to continue generating revenue while PlayStation 5 production is not gaining scale. After all, next-gen exclusives should appear in greater quantities from 2023 onwards.

This strategy is also being implemented by other companies such as NVIDIA. video card maker Reproduction GeForce RTX 2060 and . models GeForce GTX 1050 Ti as a way to supply the market.

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