Sony denies reports that it is cutting millions of people PlayStation 5 gaming consoles Than initially expected.
Bloomberg had Initially reported Sony had planned to increase production to 10 million units by the end of December.
The outlet says the Tokyo-based company has been in construction problems ever since.
The Verge wrote about Tuesday The PS5’s system-on-chip – or its core processing component designed with AMD – is said to be a particular problem. Bloomberg said half of the production was unsuitable for the ship and while that figure was improving, yields had not “reached a stable level”.
The figures are higher than what Sony had originally planned for the PS5 launch.
Sony in April Hopefully It will produce 5 million to 6 million consoles by the end of March – less than what was made for the PS4 launch in 2013.
Its shares Decreased to 3.5% In the context of the news – the biggest intraday drop since August, according to Bloomberg.
However, a Sony spokesperson Pushed back In Bloomberg’s reporting.
“We do not disclose the details of the construction, but the information provided by Bloomberg is incorrect,” a spokesman said in a statement on Tuesday. “We have not changed the production number of the PlayStation 5 since it started mass production.”
Sony will hold one Online PS5 Event The company will announce the final price and release date of the gaming console on Wednesday. The PS5 comes in two variants: one with a disk drive and the other without.