Microsoft has discontinued all Xbox One consoles
Microsoft has stopped manufacturing all Xbox One consoles. The software program big initially discontinued the Xbox One X and digital Xbox One S forward of the Xbox Sequence X launch, then quietly stopped manufacturing the Xbox One S on the finish of 2020, leaving retailers to promote out their remaining inventory.
“To give attention to manufacturing of Xbox Sequence X / S, we stopped manufacturing for all Xbox One consoles by the top of 2020,” says Cindy Walker, senior director of Xbox console product advertising and marketing, in an announcement to The Verge.
Microsoft’s affirmation comes simply as a Bloomberg report steered Sony had deliberate to finish PS4 manufacturing on the finish of 2021, however that the corporate will now manufacture round 1,000,000 PS4 consoles in 2022. Sony has confirmed PS4 manufacturing remains to be ongoing, amid struggles by each Microsoft and Sony to satisfy demand for his or her newest Xbox Sequence X and PS5 consoles.
Microsoft appears capable of meet demand for the $299 Xbox Sequence S, although. On the time of publishing, the Xbox Sequence S is in inventory at each Amazon within the UK and Finest Purchase within the US. Talking simply after the launch of the Xbox Sequence X / S in 2020, Xbox chief Phil Spencer advised The Verge that the corporate had constructed extra Xbox Sequence X consoles than Sequence S, however that finally the lower cost level of the Sequence S would win out.
“We are able to really construct extra of the Sequence S [chips] in the identical [chip] die area as we will the Sequence X,” stated Spencer. That’s a key motive for why we’re seeing regular Xbox Sequence S inventory, alongside Microsoft’s determination to quietly discontinue the Xbox One S in favor of its next-gen consoles.