PS5 Supply Has Been Increased And It Should Be "Much Easier" To Get One, Sony Says

"You should now have a much easier time finding one at retailers globally."


Following a multi-year period where it was extremely difficult to find a PlayStation 5, Sony is now telling fans they should have a "much easier time" getting their hands on a console.

In a blog post, PlayStation executive Isabelle Tomatis thanked fans for their patience as Sony experienced "unprecedented demand" for the console at the same time that "global challenges" limited the availability of new PS5 systems worldwide.

"If you're looking to purchase a PS5 console, you should now have a much easier time finding one at retailers globally," Tomatis said.

None of this should come as a surprise, as Sony said at CES this month that the PS5 shortage was basically over. Despite the shortages, Sony has sold more than 30 million systems so far.

Sony said fans can visit the official PlayStation Store to buy a new PS5 or visit a local retailer, and stock should be more readily available. However, there are never any guarantees.

Sony also released a new PlayStation advertisement hyping up the wider PlayStation ecosystem. The video may contain teasers for the future of PlayStation, as fans spotted clues in the trailer that some believe could point to Uncharted 5.

In other PlayStation news, the $200 DualSense Edge controller was just released, and on February 22, Sony will launch the $550 PlayStation VR 2.

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