News hardware PS5 / Xbox series: a component shortage even longer than expected?
If the number of new generation consoles available has increased recently, production is still badly affected by the lack of components. The more upbeat see a return to normal in the second half, but Foxconn sees even further.
According to the Taiwanese component maker, whose comments are forwarded by ScreenrantHowever, the component shortage situation could not last until the second half of the year or until the end of the year, as suggested by Bloomberg at least until the second quarter of 2022. This would affect all actors in the sector who will do so from car manufacturers to smartphones, and of course from console manufacturers too
The offer (in the first two months of this quarter) was still good as our customers are all very large, but we started seeing changes in March.
Sony and Microsoft have repeatedly stated do everything in your power to produce as many consoles as possible and thus satisfy the demand, but that it doesn’t just depend on them. The greatest challenge for console workers is therefore to Secure your component orders against other market participants.
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By MalloDelic, Journalist igamesnews.com