Sony‘s new PlayStation 5 launches in several markets on November 12, but there is still no release date in China. Now scalpers are taking matters into their own hands ahead of the country’s Singles’ Day shopping festival. Picture: Handout Sony‘s new PlayStation 5 launches in several markets on November 12, but there is still no release date in China. Now scalpers are taking matters into their own hands ahead of the country’s Singles’ Day shopping festival. Picture: Handout
Sony‘s new PlayStation 5 launches in several markets on November 12, but there is still no release date in China. Now scalpers are taking matters into their own hands ahead of the country’s Singles’ Day shopping festival. Picture: Handout
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Sony PlayStation 5 sells for three times its retail price in China as Covid-19 leads to shortages of new video game consoles

  • The PlayStation 5 does not have a release date in China yet, but scalpers are already accepting pre-orders for for US$1,500 to US$2,000
  • Consoles are not nearly as popular as PC or mobile gaming in China, but avid gamers are eagerly awaiting Sony’s next-generation device

Topic |   Video gaming
Sony‘s new PlayStation 5 launches in several markets on November 12, but there is still no release date in China. Now scalpers are taking matters into their own hands ahead of the country’s Singles’ Day shopping festival. Picture: Handout Sony‘s new PlayStation 5 launches in several markets on November 12, but there is still no release date in China. Now scalpers are taking matters into their own hands ahead of the country’s Singles’ Day shopping festival. Picture: Handout
Sony‘s new PlayStation 5 launches in several markets on November 12, but there is still no release date in China. Now scalpers are taking matters into their own hands ahead of the country’s Singles’ Day shopping festival. Picture: Handout
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