Do you expect Microsoft’s Xbox Series X and Sony’s PlayStation 5 to improve soon? That can be a problem.
Toshiba’s current warnings that chip bans could last until 2022 and beyond are the reason for the bad news.
“The supply of chips will be very tight until September next year,” said Toshiba’s Takeshi Kamebuchi. Bloomberg. “In some cases, some customers may not be fully delivered by 2023.”
Not good news for players
Bloomberg’s report explicitly names game consoles as vulnerable products.
Manufacturers are said to call their suppliers daily to ensure that the ordered parts arrive as promised.
In addition, some companies have told manufacturers that their hardware design can be modified less depending on the affected components.
Understanding of frustration
“Game console manufacturers are some of the most in-demand customers and I truly apologize for their frustration as none of them are 100% satisfied,” Kamebuchi said.
Since the launch of the new generation, the Xbox Series X and PlayStation 5 have not been widely available, but often sold quickly on shortwave.
In addition to consoles, RTX graphics cards from Nvidia also suffer from problems.
Patience and luck asked
So no quick fix was found. If you have never shot one you owe it to yourself to give it a try.
It was warned earlier this year that there could still be restrictions on this year’s Christmas business. Now, however, it seems more and more obvious that this is actually happening.
Many people who want to get a new console under the Christmas tree can see the tap during the Christmas festivities. Sony and Microsoft will definitely try to provide as many copies as possible.
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