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Sony expects PS5 to break 24-year-old console sales record

Gaming chief says China growth will be spurred by locally created content

Sony expects to maneuver around constrained chip supplies and build 22.6 million PS5 consoles as it prepares to break its PlayStation sales record in fiscal 2022. (Photo by Kei Higuchi)

TOKYO -- Sony Group, which expects to sell the most consoles in its history in the fiscal year beginning April 2022, is aiming to produce at least 22.6 million PlayStation 5s so it can reach that goal.

Jim Ryan, president and CEO of Sony Interactive Entertainment, the group's gaming unit, said during the company's Investor Relations Day presentation on Thursday, that SIE will "make sure FY2022 will be the highest year" for console sales.

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