There is a production facility in Kisarazu, Japan, which takes just 30 seconds to produce a PS4 console. A total of 32 robots work fully automatically on the composition of the hardware. There are only four employees on site who take care of the motherboards and the packaging of the PS4.
Sony operates an almost fully automated production facility on the outskirts of Kisarazu in Japan, which focuses exclusively on the production of the PlayStation 4. Only four employees are said to be on site during shifts. Two of them are responsible for supplying the motherboards – the other two employees are responsible for packaging the PS4. Also impressive is the speed at which the machines produce a unit of the console.
According to a report by Nikkei Asian Review it only takes 30 seconds to produce a PlayStation 4. A total of 32 robots are working on the hardware. Despite the upcoming release of PlayStation 5, the end of production is not yet in sight. Sony wants to continue investing in the console. In May 2020, the company last announced that over 110 million PlayStation 4 units have been sold worldwide since its launch in 2013.
It is unclear whether Sony has already developed a fast production process for the PS5. The new next-gen console will appear in stores later this year. Just a few weeks ago, numerous titles were presented that will appear on the platform in the coming years. Including Horizon: Forbidden West, Spider-Man: Miles Morales, Gran Turismo 7 and many more. According to an insider, the price and release of the PlayStation 5 will soon be revealed.
Source: Nikkei Asian Review
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