Sony Playstation PS5 Console Restock in India, Earliest Availability? PlayStation 5 is Sony’s latest gaming console that launched in India earlier this year for pre-ordering. The launch was an instant hit as the first batch of the PlayStation 5 was sold out within a few moments on all platforms and stores. As of now, the PS5 is out of stock in India. Although the product has been restocked several times across other regions, Sony has been incapable of restocking PS5 in India.
Sony Playstation PS5 Console Restock in India According to a report by IGN, “Local Sony Centres are preparing for a first week of April PS5 restock” However there is no official confirmation from Sony regarding Sony Playstation PS5 Console Restock in India. Earlier, it was speculated that the restock will happen in March.
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According to an article by news18, this indicates a careless approach from the Japanese company for users in India. The article further reported that there is an ongoing semiconductor shortage. Due to the shortage, the company has been unable to restock PS5 in India whereas UK & US has already seen several launches.
However, Sony PlayStation India chief Prosenjit Ghosh stated in 2020 that the company is focusing on PlayStation 4 in India and not the PS5. According to IGN, this not surprising as the ‘nearly decade-old console is still in demand in India to the point where it recently received a price hike’. Something similar happened when PS3 launched, the PS2 saw a spike in demand & sold a million more units.
About Sony Playstation PS5
The PlayStation 5 (PS5) is a home video game console developed by Sony Interactive Entertainment. Announced in 2019 as the successor to the PlayStation 4, the PS5 was released on November 12, 2020 in Australia, Japan, New Zealand, North America, Singapore and South Korea. Worldwide released followed a week later. The PlayStation 5 along with Microsoft’s Xbox Series X and Series S consoles, released the same month, are part of the ninth generation of video game consoles.
The platform was launched in two variants: a base model with an Ultra HD Blu-ray–compatible optical disc drive, and a Digital Edition lacking this drive, serving as a lower-cost model for those who prefer to buy games through digital download.
Sony Playstation PS5 Console Restock in India