Xbox Series X/S supply shortages expected to continue until April 2021, says Microsoft

Xbox Sequence X/S provide shortages anticipated to proceed till April 2021, says Microsoft

Microsoft has acknowledged {hardware} shortages for the Xbox Sequence S and Xbox Sequence X might final till effectively into 2021.

Eager players world wide have struggled to get their palms on Xbox Sequence X and Xbox Sequence S consoles since launch, and it seems like issues aren’t going to get any simpler for keen shoppers any time quickly.

Throughout final week’s Jefferies Interactive Leisure Convention (transcribed by Looking for Alpha), Microsoft’s chief monetary officer Tim Stuart acknowledged the provision/demand disparity with the brand new {hardware} and prompt it’s going to final some time longer but.

“I think we’ll continue to see supply shortages as we head into the post-holiday quarter, so Microsoft’s Q3, calendar Q1. And then when we get to Q4, all of our supply chain continuing to go full speed heading into kind of the pre-summer months,” stated Stuart (thanks VGC).

In the event you’re unfamiliar with Microsoft’s monetary yr, which means we will count on provide to stage out extra predictably round April 2021. Good luck getting your self a console within the bag earlier than then if you happen to’re chomping on the bit.

Xbox boss Phil Spencer has additionally acknowledged the shortages, and has apologized throughout a current look over at GlitchCon (thanks Gamespot).

“We need more consoles,” Spencer admitted. “The number one request I get over and over is it’s so hard to get the consoles right now. And I really apologize for that. We’ve been building them for almost two months now and trying to get as many into the stores as we can, but the demand is just so high.”

No less than we all know Microsoft is doing every part in its energy to make extra inventory accessible.  In an Xbox Wire publish final week, Liz Hamren, CVP of gaming experiences and platforms at Microsoft, assured shoppers that the corporate is working with retailers to make extra inventory accessible.

In the identical interview, Tim Stuart additionally famous that Microsoft would really like Bethesda’s upcoming video games to be “either first or better or best” on Xbox platforms.

The Xbox Sequence X and S consoles each launched on November 10. All the pieces it is advisable to find out about Microsoft’s model new {hardware} may be discovered proper right here.

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