“One in 4 of those that have purchased a PlayStation 5 should not have a PS4 […] So it’s very nice that we’re ready to usher in folks from outdoors,” Ryan advised GQ. This means that PlayStation has managed to deliver plenty of new gamers into its ecosystem with its next-gen launch, or a minimum of soak up plenty of gamers who might have chosen different consoles or caught with PC in earlier generations.For some context, the PlayStation 5 shipped 4.5 million units in 2020, matching the launch run of the PlayStation 4 again in 2013. Demand continues to be outstripping provide for the console, and Ryan advised GQ that Sony is “working as exhausting as we probably can” to treatment the state of affairs, noting the semiconductor scarcity and entirely-online distribution as issues which might be holding again manufacturing.
That is all a part of a significant information blast from Sony, as the corporate revealed PlayStation VR 2 earlier today, and introduced in Ryan’s GQ interview that extra PlayStation exclusives will likely be coming to PC, reportedly beginning with Days Gone within the Spring. Elsewhere in the identical interview, we realized that Gran Turismo 7 is being pushed back to 2022.
Jordan Oloman is a contract author for IGN who, like Jim Ryan, can also be a part of the video games business Geordie huge. Follow him on Twitter.