As always, the PS5 is in the spotlight in early May. A situation that could well continue until 2024, even if it is still possible to acquire the console. Stock renewal update.
[Mis à jour le 4 mai 2022 à 07h00] A little flashback, we are in November 2020, the PS5 and Xbox Series X are making their big entry into the home console market, bringing next-generation SSD expectations for all controller enthusiasts. Eighteen months and a global pandemic later, the situation is still quite bleak for the Sony console, which is facing permanent supply disruptions that greatly complicate its market. At just eighteen months, consumers began to get used to it, to understand the operation of a market that operates at the moment for stocks that live for a few minutes. After a month of April full of updates for the PS5, here is our daily live update for the console shares, while the forecasts from the microchip manufacturers are quite gloomy.
Live monitoring of shares for Wednesday, May 4
- 10:00 a.m .: The console appeared for a while in the German release of Amazon. The stocks were kept for 3 minutes. As a reminder, sales on Amazon require a subscription to AmazonPrime.
- 07:00 : So far, no news of a refresh has reached the PS5 planet this Tuesday.
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, Intel CEO, the newspaper asked the painful question and asked for an estimated duration of the lack of semiconductors that punish the computer, home console and car. 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.
After a month of rich stock for the Sony console, stock renewal is slowing, except for a few copies released 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:
Of course, the websites of French retailers can re-offer the Playstation 5 at any time. Sales that switch between the console only or packages that include a console, controls, games and accessories. Note, however, that some sites have their own special function for console sales. For example, sales on Amazon are exclusively for Amazon Prime members (try Prime here) and are particularly tough as the whole of Europe can benefit from them. At Géant Casino, you will need to pre-order the console before picking it up from the store, while at CDiscount and Micromania it is very rare to find the console alone, but rather in packages. You can find all our shopping tips as well as the best offers for used consoles, games and accessories in our article above.