Microsoft has revealed that it’s now not producing new Xbox One consoles.
That features 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 large, although – it truly stopped manufacturing the Xbox One X and Xbox One S All-Digital version in July of 2020. Nonetheless, the Xbox One technology is formally finished now that The Verge has discovered that Microsoft stopped making Xbox One S consoles, the final of that technology nonetheless being manufactured, on the finish of 2020.
“To concentrate on the manufacturing of the Xbox Sequence X/S, we stopped manufacturing for all Xbox One consoles by the top of 2020,” senior director of Xbox console product advertising, Cindy Walker, informed 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 models in 2022 to handle the continued PlayStation 5 scarcity.
After all, Microsoft’s information right this moment doesn’t imply discovering an Xbox One or certainly one of its many variants might be inconceivable as there are nonetheless a lot on the market on cabinets. Nonetheless, 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, attempt discovering a Nintendo 3DS obtainable to buy at MSRP right this moment – good luck.
It’s not shocking that Microsoft is honing in its concentrate on its new-gen of consoles – the Xbox Sequence X and Sequence S – particularly in gentle of business stories that reveal the continued chip scarcity that makes shopping for new-gen consoles so troublesome in the intervening time might final till 2023.
[Source: The Verge]
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