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Sony struggling to set PS5 price after scarce components push cost to $450 - report

4 monthes ago   |   By VG 247

Sony is reportedly struggling to keep the cost of PS5 down.
According to a Bloomberg report, some of the technical components that make up the PlayStation 5 are facing shortages, causing the cost of individual units to rise.
Sony, which Bloomberg says usually finalises the unit's price in February, is finding it especially hard to secure NAND flash memory and DRAM components. Sony's decision to include an NVME SSD in every PS5 has forced it to compete with smartphone manufacturers, most of which also rely on the same memory type to build their products.
Bloomberg reports that as more of...
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PS5 Manufacturing Costs at $450 Per Unit Due to Limited Components - Rumor

PS5 Manufacturing Costs at $450 Per Unit Due to Limited Components - Rumor

4 monthes ago   |   By Gaming Bolt

When Sony launched its official website for the PlayStation 5, many expected at least some kind of announcement for an upcoming reveal. Instead, the company said that it wasn't “quite ready to fully unveil the next generation of PlayStation.” This was after CFO Hiroki Totoki said it was difficult to discuss anything about price at the time.
The situation is apparently a bit more complicated than that. According to Bloomberg who spoke “people with knowledge of the matter”, manufacturing costs for the console have shot up to $450 per unit. This is due to limited components, namely DRAM and...
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Bloomberg: PS5 manufacturing costs pushed to $450 per unit, Sony facing pricing difficulty due to competition and scarce parts

4 monthes ago   |   By Gematsu

Scarce components have increased manufacturing costs for PlayStation 5 to around $450 per unit, according to a Bloomberg report citing “people with knowledge of the matter.” Whereas Sony Interactive Entertainment typically finalizes a console's price in February of the release year, followed by mass production in the spring, Bloomberg reports the company is taking a...
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