Manufacturing of all Xbox One consoles has reportedly been discontinued.
This is according to a report from ledge, before today on January 13. The outlet reports that Microsoft actually stopped manufacturing the Xbox One X and Xbox One S ahead of the Xbox Series X and Xbox Series S launch in late 2020, to focus purely on the launch of the two new Sake – General Console.
Microsoft confirmed to The Nerdshala the halt in production of the last-gen console. Cindy Walker, senior director of Xbox Console Product Marketing, said, “To focus on production of the Xbox Series X/S, we have ceased production for all Xbox One consoles by the end of 2020.”
This quite conclusively puts the final nail in the coffin for both the Xbox One X and Xbox One S. All that’s left now is for retailers to sell through their remaining stock of last-gen consoles, and that’s exactly what Microsoft is planning for now, as the company plans to sell two of its new-gen consoles. focuses its attention.
This is in stark contrast to Sony’s recent plans. According to a new report, Sony has backed out from manufacturing the PS4 console, while the PS5 console is in short supply around the world. It’s reported that Sony plans to build about a million new PS4 consoles over the rest of 2022, as it prepares to support the PS5, which requires a more advanced chip for the PS4. Microsoft may be looking ahead, but Sony is leaning on its last-gen console for now.
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