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Production of the Xbox One console was discontinued in late 2020 so that the Xbox Series X/S . to focus on



Microsoft ceased production of all Xbox One gaming consoles in late 2020 to focus on production of the latest generation Xbox Series X and Xbox Series S consoles. Xbox Series S/X consoles, along with the Sony PlayStation 5, have been difficult to source due to global supply chain issues faced by manufacturers. The news comes a few days after a company executive said that considering the same period, the Xbox Series S/X gaming consoles have outperformed the previous generations.

The Verge quoted Cindy Walker, senior director of Xbox console product marketing, as saying that Microsoft has decided to focus on production of the Xbox Series X (Review)/Series S gaming consoles “for all Xbox One consoles by the end of 2020.” Production stopped”. Meanwhile, a Bloomberg report said that Sony also considered ceasing production of PlayStation 4 consoles at the end of 2021 to meet the demands of PlayStation 5, however, it chose to continue manufacturing older consoles. .

The Verge also reports that retailers will now want to sell their remaining stock of Microsoft Xbox One X and Xbox One S consoles.

Phil Spencer, executive vice president of gaming at Microsoft, noted in an interview with The New York Times that the Xbox Series X/S consoles outsold previous generations of Xbox consoles at the same point in their respective life cycles. These gaming consoles were launched in November 2020 but soon faced supply chain issues globally.

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