according to this, they didn't.
Besides its a different situation. Sony doesn't need to rush anything, but they could very well just be lying about the release date too.
So you are saying the RROD isn't fruit of rushing, but pure incompetence?
duduspace11 "Well, since we are estimating costs, Pokemon Red/Blue did cost Nintendo about $50m to make back in 1996"
Mr Puggsly: "Hehe, I said good profit. You said big profit. Frankly, not losing money is what I meant by good. Don't get hung up on semantics"
Azzanation: "PS5 wouldn't sold out at launch without scalpers."