Microsoft tacitly stopped production of all Xbox One consoles in late 2020, the company announced.
As reported by The edge, Microsoft has announced that it will stop producing Xbox One consoles in late 2020 to focus on its new generation of consoles. “In order to focus on the production of the Xbox Series X / S, we have stopped production for all Xbox One consoles by the end of 2020,” it said in a statement.
The company announced that it had ceased production on all Xbox One X and Xbox One S digital consoles a few months before the Xbox Series X launch in 2020. However, the latest comments from Microsoft suggest that the publisher also stopped making the disc version of the Xbox One S just a few months later.
It is possible that the total focus on console production of the Xbox series has helped alleviate the delivery problems for Microsoft given the global shortage of electronics.
News of the discontinuation came shortly after it became known that Sony will be producing more PlayStation 4 consoles than originally planned. The company had planned to stop production of the PlayStation 4 by the end of 2021. However, the ongoing PS5 shortage has apparently pushed the tech giant to keep making its last-generation console a little longer.
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