Despite bringing the arena to a whole standstill, Sony has lately reiterated that the release of the PlayStation Five has no longer been suffering from the coronavirus pandemic. Revealed within the Japanese massive’s newest monetary effects for the fiscal yr finishing 31st March 2020, it states that PS5 continues to be on track to free up this vacation season.
The remark reads: “Regarding the release of PlayStation 5, even if elements equivalent to workers running from house and restrictions on global shuttle have introduced some demanding situations with regard to a part of the checking out procedure and the qualification of manufacturing traces, construction is progressing with the release of the console scheduled for the 2020 vacation season. At this day and age primary issues have no longer arisen within the recreation instrument construction pipeline for Sony’s personal first-party studios or its companions’ studios.”
We can all breathe a large sigh of reduction then. There have been numerous concern that the continued coronavirus pandemic would have a dramatic have an effect on at the release of the PS5, with some assuming that it will be driven out of this yr to a March 2021 free up. But now, as some international locations cautiously go away lockdown, it nonetheless seems like we will be getting our fingers on Sony’s next-gen console by means of the tip of this yr. That’s undoubtedly one thing to look ahead to.
[source sony.net, via twitter.com]