Xbox Series X will remain in very low stock until June at least, Microsoft confirms
At least half of this new year 2021 will be equally problematic the lack of stock of consoles and GPUs.
As you well know, either suffering in your own flesh trying to get one of the next generation consoles, or by friends / family / news, Xbox Series X and / or PS5 suffer from lack of stock. And this is not something that caught off the bat, the companies already warned before its sale and with the reserves it did not go very well either.
Last week, AMD said to expect the shortage of PS5 and Xbox Series X to last until the second half of 2021, since, if the fact of the lack of consoles we add speculation and bots, the thing worsens. Now Microsoft seems to have ventured to say that the Xbox Series X shortage will last until at least June 2021.
In an interview with The New York Times, the head of investor relations Mike spencer, has revealed that the lack of stock on their new Xbox consoles It will be the protagonist in stores until at least June. Microsoft warned months before going on sale that its units would be limited at launch, but this has been extended – and will continue to be so – several more months.
But it is seen that although at the beginning of this 2021, Phil Spencer say Microsoft is trying to increase production of Xbox Series X / S, it seems that it is not enough yet. To the fact of the lack of stock that we see pressing month after month, we have to add the high demand still seeing both Xbox consoles.
It is still very difficult to get a new console, and even with new graphics from AMD and NvidiaBut this will have to be dealt with in 2021. Lisa Su, CEO of AMC, warned that there will not be much more capacity until the second half of 2021: “The industry needs to increase its levels of capacity,” he said in one of the financial calls. “And that’s why we see some tightness in the first half of the year, but there will be improvement in the second half.”
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If you are one of the lucky ones who could Get an Xbox Series X / S console, congratulations; but if, on the other hand, not yet and you keep fighting, there is light at the end of the tunnel, lots of courage.
Source: The Verge