Stocks are low after a month of April rich in supply. The Sony console is still suffering from supply disruptions, which may last until 2024. Stock update.
[Mis à jour le 6 mai 2022 à 10h57] After a fairly productive month of April for Playstation 5 researchers, May seems to be darkening on the part of French retailers. The news is really bad on the part of the semiconductor market, which has suffered a lot since the first plant closures due to the coronavirus pandemic. Intel has said that the situation should not return to normal before the year 2024. Very bad news for Sony and PS5 buyers who still have to face their trouble with patience. However, the situation is not hopeless for French consumers, who can still benefit from the renewal of stocks, provided they react as soon as possible and respect certain buying tips. To do this, here is the live stock track of the day.
Friday 6 May Stock Tracking Live
- 10:00 a.m. : So far, no news of a refresh has reached the PS5 planet this Friday.
No stock renewal is currently scheduled this afternoon at the French resale sites. The console appeared for a while this Wednesday in Micromania, but the retailer’s website suffered greatly from the large influx of buyers. For this Thursday, we have to be patient, no site has planned to put the console up for sale. If no offer is offered during the day, you will have to wait until tomorrow morning, around 9 am, to receive new information.
After a month of rich stock for the Sony console, stock renewal is slowing, except for a few copies that went on sale by Auchan on Monday. But the situation is a good omen for prospective Playstation 5 buyers, who see an increase in the “falls” of the console. If you want to prepare effectively for the next stock refresh (which will probably take place this Tuesday morning), you can always consult the various tips, techniques and buying tips in our following article:
No PS5 until 2024?
The month of May begins with bad news that can be found in a CNBC article. In a recent interview with Pat Gelsinger, CEO of Intel, the paper asked the painful question and asked for an estimated duration of the lack of semiconductors punishing computer purchases, home consoles and cars. The answer is not very reassuring:We believe that the global shortage of semiconductors will extend to 2024, despite our previous estimates (2023), as shortages are now affecting equipment and some production lines will be under severe pressure.“Bad news for the home console and graphics card market.