Xbox’s chief financial officer has said the ongoing supply chain issues impacting console availability might remain challenging through 2022, suggesting it won’t be very easy to find a new system until 2023.
Speaking during an investor call this week attended by GI.biz, Xbox CFO Tim Stuart said “the supply chain environment could remain rocky through 2022 and the holiday season.” He added that one of the issues impacting Xbox and others is limited parts and the other is “elevated logistics pricing pressuring margins.”
Microsoft does not announce Xbox sales numbers, but the Series X|S family of systems consistently outsells the PlayStation 5 in the US, suggesting Microsoft is having an easier time with the supply issues than Sony. That could change in the future, though, as Sony is projecting a big uptick in PS5 sales in the future, suggesting Sony believes the supply chain problem may be easing up.
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