The supply chains for the Xbox Series X and Xbox Series S consoles could be on shaky ground by Christmas, Microsoft says.
The need for electronic devices continues to cause difficulties in delivery to customers. Gamers know the problem, the hunt for the latest consoles like Xbox Series X|S and PlayStation 5 has long been a gamble.
Xbox boss Phil Spencer also pointed out the ongoing bottlenecks in the delivery of Xbox Series X and Xbox Series S this year.
Tim Stuart, the responsible Xbox chief financial officer at Microsoft, reiterated this statement again.
Accordingly, Stuart said in a conference call with financial services provider Baird that it could be difficult until 2022 and the holiday season. These are also due not least to the restrictions in force in China due to COVID-19.
Although it would be better for the Xbox Series S, it is still having a major impact on supply chains
The shortage of chips already meant that Nintendo and Sony had to lower their forecasts for console sales. According to Nintendo, there is no end in sight. Intel even assumes that the situation will last until 2024.