Forums - Sales Discussion - Sony can't keep with PSVita demand

The unthinkable is happening PSV is outsupplied in USA accordingly to this report

http://n4g.com/news/clickout/1542494

Is Sony uncapable of shipping 5k weekly? Have their financial condition been so bad they can't produce more?/joking

What is your toughs on why PSV is outsupplied?



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Because its hard to gauge such small demand. They don't want to make/ship too many and more importantly the retailers don't want to order too many.

People need to understand that manufacturers only ship what retailers order.

Vita is virtually dead in the west and the retailers are very wary.



I'm not really here!

Link: Shipment History Since 1995

Hope to hell they are axing it, but possibly just no stock as they switched to new model and old sold out. Plus its not like they were running production at high capacity.

probably the first shop in the us sold through its launch stock

must-have-list for platforms i don't own yet:

WiiU: Donkey Kong

XBone: Dead Rising 3, Ryse

They probably stopped manufacturing the damn thing and are just shipping the spare stock they've built up. This will be it's last year outside of Japan and we won't see another handheld from them again.

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I wouldn't be surprised if stores just didn't order any units at Sony

Face the future.. Gamecenter ID: nikkom_nl (oh no he didn't!!)

NiKKoM said:
I wouldn't be surprised if stores just didn't order any units at Sony

Would make sense, because packaged software isn't selling.



Legend11 correctly predicted that GTA IV (360+PS3) would outsell SSBB. I was wrong.

Biased reviews are a pleasure to read. Just my opinion, of course.

They only want to produce just enough to meet demand

Sony is probably thinking that if they stop shipping Vitas everyone will just forget about the handheld.

Had a bet with eFKac on whether or not Valve will be at Sony's E3: I lost.

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Got a lot of great answers, even the joking ones have a big amount of truth on them.