Earlier as we speak, a report from Bloomberg started making the rounds alleging that Sony was slicing its preliminary PS5 manufacturing targets by four million because of low manufacturing yields for the system on chip (SOC) in manufacturing. Following this information, Sony reached out to Gamesindustry.biz with a press release saying the Bloomberg report is fake, and that the manufacturing quantity has not modified for the reason that begin of mass PS5 manufacturing.

While we don’t launch particulars associated to manufacturing, the data supplied by Bloomberg is fake. We haven’t modified the manufacturing quantity for PlayStation 5 for the reason that begin of mass manufacturing.

Sony stopped in need of confirming any precise numbers for PS5 manufacturing, saying that they don’t launch particulars associated to manufacturing. Numerous stories all year long have alleged varied adjustments in manufacturing targets, from limited launch supply reports in April, to extra stories that alleged launch production targets had been increased by 10 million in July to meet demand. Sony hasn’t commented on both of these earlier stories, so it’s unknown what the corporate’s precise manufacturing quantity was as mass manufacturing of PS5 consoles kicked off to prepare for launch later this yr. Either manner, it seems Sony desires to mission some stability right here as we head into the ultimate two months forward of the PS5’s launch. Having manufacturing points for the launch of their extremely anticipated next-gen console wouldn’t be advantageous. The Bloomberg report had already negatively impacted Sony’s shares earlier than they refuted the claims.

Sony has a PS5 showcase set to air tomorrow, September 16th and 1 pm PST/4 pm EST. While the corporate hasn’t detailed its contents, it’s anticipated they’ll lastly reveal the PS5 worth, launch date, and when preorders will open up for the console. In the previous, Sony has set expectations whenever fans shouldn’t expect these details, so the absence of any feedback roughly confirms it as an enormous day for these ready on PS5 information. Signups to register interest in PS5 preorders opened a couple of weeks ago hinting on the risk that preliminary preorders could also be by invitation solely, however nothing additional has come of that but.

Rumors are already swirling about what could be proven on the showcase (other than {hardware} particulars), probably the most distinguished being the reveal of Final Fantasy XVI with some kind of PlayStation exclusivity.