According to Tim Stuart, the CFO of Xbox, the supply chain problems affecting the video games industry are likely to remain during the year.
Sony has lowered its plan and is expecting to sell 18 million PlayStation 5 consoles during the next financial year.
Nintendo has confirmed that their latest handheld console, Nintendo Switch has sold over 103.53 million units as of December 31, 2021.
Sony has recently confirmed that they are extending the production of their last-generation console, the PlayStation 4, into the year 2022.
The Playdate is the latest console to succumb to the shortage in supply of semiconductors and other required parts for manufacturing.
Sony cut its targets for PS5 console production for the year as it faces more issues around supply chains and resources for manufacturing.
Valve emailed all consumers who had pre-ordered a Steam Deck console to inform them that the device’s launch was delayed until February 2022.
Nintendo released its financial report for the six-month period ending on September 30, 2021, indicating that Switch hardware sales dropped.
Global issues with supply chains are getting in the way of Nintendo’s plans to produce more Nintendo Switch stock.
Xbox boss Phil Spencer has explained that console shortages aren’t just going to be a problem we face in 2021.