The first PlayStation was released in 1994 by Sony Computer Entertainment. It quickly became a major success, outselling its rival, the Nintendo 64, and establishing itself as a leader in the video game industry. The PlayStation was known for its cutting-edge graphics, innovative controller design, and a broad selection of games. The company released several successful follow-up consoles, including the PlayStation 2, PlayStation 3, and PlayStation 4. The PlayStation brand also expanded to include handheld devices, such as the PlayStation Portable and PlayStation Vita. In recent years, the company has embraced digital gaming, allowing players to download games directly to their consoles and stream games online. Today, the PlayStation remains one of the most popular gaming platforms in the world, with millions of players worldwide.
Today, Sony published a new trailer to mark the conclusion of the current PlayStation 5 console shortages. Since its initial release at the tail end of 2020, the PS5 has been incredibly difficult to find. Not only have the newest PlayStation accessories yet to appear on retail shelves, but there's a high chance that your effort to buy one during an online restock would have fallen short as well. Fortunately, it appears from what Sony is currently claiming that these difficulties will finally come to an end.
Sony promises that it will now be simpler for everybody who wants to purchase the PS5 console in a new TV commercial titled "Live from PS5". Sony hasn't been able to continually match the demand that has been shown for the PS5 despite selling so many units over the past couple of years and releasing exclusives like God of War Ragnarok, Horizon Forbidden West, and Ratchet & Clank: Rift Apart. However, according to what Sony is now bragging, that this need should ultimately be satisfied in 2023, which is why the corporation is adamantly alerting potential customers now that they can soon look to get the PS5.
"To all our fans: thank you for your patience as we navigated unprecedented demand for the PS5 console amid global challenges," stated Sony on their PlayStation Blog. "If you're looking to purchase a PS5 console, you should now have a much easier time finding one at retailers globally."
Using only anecdotal evidence, it does seem that big-box retailers are currently stocking more PS5 consoles. In recent weeks, PlayStation enthusiasts have not only shared a lot more pictures of PS5 systems on store shelves but also local shops in my region of the world have started receiving PS5 shipments more frequently. Even if the PS5 might not always be available, it seems that the platform will be much easier to obtain.
Have you got yours and been enjoying it ever since, or will you be grabbing yourself one now it's easily attainable? Tell us down in the comments!