Sony: PS5 Remains on Track for Global Launch This Holiday

Sony: PS5 Remains on Track for Global Launch This Holiday - News

by William D'Angelo , posted on 07 June 2020 / 914 Views

Sony Interactive Entertainment President and CEO Jim Ryan in an interview with CNET says the company is on track to launch the PlayStation in Holiday 2020 and that it would be a global launch. 

"We remain absolutely on track," said Ryan. "We're going to launch this holiday, we will have a global launch. And where we're greatly looking forward to it. And we very much want the gaming world to look forward to it, too."

While Sony has yet to announce the price for the PS5, Ryan said the company will get the "price right" and the "value proposition right." He added he is not seeing any issues when it comes to the number of consoles Sony will have ready at launch. 

"Right now, we're not seeing anything saying to us there's going to be problems with quantities or we won't be able to launch the way we want," he said.

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Sony Interactive Entertainment President and CEO Jim Ryan announced the company will be hosting a PlayStation 5 event on June 4 at 1pm PDT / 4pm EDT / 9pm BST. It will be streamed on Twitch and YouTube. The digital event will be just over and hour in length and feature a first look at games in development for the next generation console. 

A life-long and avid gamer, William D'Angelo was first introduced to VGChartz in 2007. After years of supporting the site, he was brought on in 2010 as a junior analyst, working his way up to lead analyst in 2012. He has expanded his involvement in the gaming community by producing content on his own YouTube channel and Twitch channel dedicated to gaming Let's Plays and tutorials. You can contact the author at or on Twitter @TrunksWD.

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DonFerrari (on 01 June 2020)

Another one of the monthly confirmations that plan is on track.

JapaneseGamesLover (on 31 May 2020)

Covid-19 will affect sales. I mean a global financial crisis is underway.

DonFerrari (on 01 June 2020)

Probably not at launch.

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