Microsoft has revealed that it’s now not producing new Xbox One consoles.
That consists of the unique Xbox One console, Xbox One S (and its All-Digital version), and Xbox One X. This isn’t something new for the tech big, although – it truly stopped manufacturing the Xbox One X and Xbox One S All-Digital version in July of 2020. However, the Xbox One technology is formally accomplished now that The Verge has realized that Microsoft stopped making Xbox One S consoles, the final of that technology nonetheless being manufactured, on the finish of 2020.
“To focus on the production of the Xbox Series X/S, we stopped production for all Xbox One consoles by the end of 2020,” senior director of Xbox console product advertising and marketing, Cindy Walker, advised The Verge.
This information comes only a day after a brand new Bloomberg write-up revealed that Sony is reportedly doing the precise reverse with its PlayStation 4 console, ramping up manufacturing of one other 1 million items in 2022 to handle the continued PlayStation 5 scarcity.
Of course, Microsoft’s information at the moment doesn’t imply discovering an Xbox One or one in all its many variants shall be inconceivable as there are nonetheless loads on the market on cabinets. However, with information that these consoles are now not being produced, we wouldn’t shocked in the event that they began flying off the cabinets as that’s what usually occurs when the collector market hears of manufacturing on one thing ending. For instance, strive discovering a Nintendo 3DS accessible to buy at MSRP at the moment – good luck.
It’s not stunning that Microsoft is honing in its concentrate on its new-gen of consoles – the Xbox Series X and Series S – particularly in mild of trade studies that reveal the continued chip scarcity that makes shopping for new-gen consoles so troublesome in the meanwhile might final till 2023.
[Source: The Verge]
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