A report on the DigiTimes website has revealed that Sony is hoping to ship 16 million PlayStation 4 consoles in 2013, with Sony’s PlayStation 4 production lime to start mass shipments in August 2013.
The news of the PlayStation 4 shipment goals has been reported by a source close to component makers of the new Sony PlayStation 4 console, but as yet nothing has been confirmed by Sony.
16 million PlayStation 4 consoles seems a huge amount for Sony to ship this year and may, refer to their financial year which end next spring :
“The sources pointed out that the PS4 will be manufactured by Foxconn Electronics (Hon Hai Precision Industry) and Pegatron Technology, and the player have just begun the processes of request for quotation (RFQ) for the related components. Therefore, the component shipments are unlikely to start until August, but should allow the machine to show up before the year-end holidays in 2013.”
As more information about the PlayStation 4 comes to light we will keep you posted.