Playstation 5

Playstation 5, the much anticipated game console by Sony Corp has been launched today and it is supposedly sold out just few hours after the launch amid the COVID-19 pandemic.

Sony Corp, the maker and producer of top-selling and much anticipated video game, PlayStation 5 (PS5) console, has launched its long-awaited console today amid COVID-19 pandemic and reportedly sold out on the first day of its launch, according to a report credited to Reuters.

This sell-out is based on the bias and sentiment that a lot of people are spending more time at home playing games due to the COVID-19 onslaught reducing social mobility globally. It is a way of making the lockdown more pleasurable to its market targets all over the world.

Sony had earlier launched a website for its PS5 sales in order to maintain social distancing in accordance to the Covid-19 precautionary guidelines in reducing the spread of the virus, calling for it to “be safe, stay home, and place your order online,”.

Sony’s next-generation console retails at $400 without a disk-drive and $500 with a hard drive option. It recorded impressive sales at its home country – Japan, which in some cases had to conduct lotteries to distribute the limited consoles.

The high notch demand console PS5, provides cutting-edge graphics, faster uploading times, and a better-designed controller with incredible feedback, which has attracted a high influx of gamers.

Sony Corporation is a Japanese multi-national company that produces communications, key devices, and information technology products audio, home video game consoles, for the consumer and professional markets.

The Company’s other businesses include music, pictures, computer entertainment, and online businesses.

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