Goodbye to Xbox One: Microsoft confirms that it has stopped manufacturing them since 2020
Xbox fans received the sad news that the console Xbox One will no longer be manufactured. In a statement sent to ‘The Verge’, an American technological news multimedia site, they confirmed that Microsoft ended the production of these devices at the end of 2020.
The news was released at the time of the launch of its new generation consoles: the Xbox Series X and Xbox Series S.
“To focus on Xbox Series X|S production, we stopped production of all Xbox One consoles by the end of 2020”, as stated Cindy Walker, senior director of product marketing for the Xbox console, in a statement to ‘The Verge’
Microsoft stopped sharing its sales statistics for 2015, but analysts Niko Partners and Daniel Ahmad say around 56 million Xbox Ones were sold, less than half of Xbox One consoles. PS4.
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The offer is actually as big as ever
It is worth mentioning that with the position of not making the Xbox One again, everything is betting on the new Xbox X and S.
It also contrasts with Sony that had ended the production of the PS4, but, seeing that they had difficulties in meeting the demand for PS5, manufactured it again.
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So far, the new Microsoft consoles have been well accepted in the market. Phil Spencer, the head of the Xbox division, commented: “The offer is actually as big as ever. It’s that demand is outstripping supply for all of us.”
Today you can get the new Xbox S console at a value of $299 dollars (approximately 1.2 million pesos). It is currently available from both Amazon in the UK and Best Buy in the US.
In Colombia it can be obtained in chain stores for an approximate value of 1.4 million pesos.
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In addition, Spencer commented to ‘The Verge’ that the company had built more Series X consoles than Series S, but that finally the Serie S would win, since its cost is lower.
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