Global Chip Shortage Could Hurt PlayStation 5 Sales

Keith Noonan, The Motley Fool
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Global Chip Shortage Could Hurt PlayStation 5 Sales

Semiconductor companies across the globe are having a hard time meeting a surge in demand after volatility created by the coronavirus pandemic and geopolitical dynamics between the U.S., China, and other countries. The red-hot PlayStation 5 launched in November and remains sold out at most retail outlets. Now, semiconductor manufacturing constraints mean Sony could wind up short on crucial components.