Sony Corp's PlayStation 5 video game console was already out of stock when it went on sale on November 19, forcing some gamers to spend as much as twice the retail price to get their hands on one. Photo: Chris Chang Sony Corp's PlayStation 5 video game console was already out of stock when it went on sale on November 19, forcing some gamers to spend as much as twice the retail price to get their hands on one. Photo: Chris Chang
Sony Corp's PlayStation 5 video game console was already out of stock when it went on sale on November 19, forcing some gamers to spend as much as twice the retail price to get their hands on one. Photo: Chris Chang

Sony PS5 sells for twice its retail price in Hong Kong on launch day, with inflated prices expected until Christmas

  • On the day of launch in Hong Kong, Sony’s next-generation PlayStation 5 is already out of stock, with resellers charging more than US$1,000 a piece
  • Demand for new video game consoles usually outstrips supply, but Covid-19 has made the situation worse

Topic |   Sony
Sony Corp's PlayStation 5 video game console was already out of stock when it went on sale on November 19, forcing some gamers to spend as much as twice the retail price to get their hands on one. Photo: Chris Chang Sony Corp's PlayStation 5 video game console was already out of stock when it went on sale on November 19, forcing some gamers to spend as much as twice the retail price to get their hands on one. Photo: Chris Chang
Sony Corp's PlayStation 5 video game console was already out of stock when it went on sale on November 19, forcing some gamers to spend as much as twice the retail price to get their hands on one. Photo: Chris Chang
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