Nikkei is reporting that Sony is upping production of the PS5 to around 9 million units, up from the originally planned 6 million units planned in Spring. You can check out their statement below.

Meanwhile Sony, the world’s No. 2 video game console maker after Nintendo by shipments, has also raised production orders for its upcoming PlayStation 5 to around 9 million units, from the roughly 6 million units it had planned in spring, sources familiar with the matter said. The PlayStation 5 is the first completely new generation of the console in seven years, after the Japanese company launched the PlayStation 4 in 2013 and an upgrade in 2016.

This is great news for anyone looking to pickup a PlayStation 5 this Holiday season, as 3 million more units will be available across the world.

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