It’s only been a month since Joe Biden took over the presidency of the United States, but the new president has already started to serve. For the time being signed a decree to improve supply chains
The order launches 100-day review to address supply chain vulnerabilities affecting semiconductors, although it is not the only one to have suffered damage as it also affects pharmaceuticals, critical minerals and large capacity batteries.
The lack of stock of next-gen consoles could last until Christmas
Due to the Covid-19 pandemic, many semiconductor manufacturers have been forced to shut down, causing a lack of supply which, combined with the increase in demand for these components, This caused the shortage of semiconductors.
Since the November launch of the PlayStation 5 and Xbox Series X, lack of stock has been the order of the day and recharges did not last more than a few minutes in the store. And as we warned a few weeks ago, PS5 and Xbox Series shortages could last until Christmas.
Additionally, Jim Ryan, the current CEO of Sony Interactive Entertainment, has spoken out on the PlayStation 5’s lack of stock, albeit with sad news, as he states that cannot guarantee that Sony will be able to meet the demand for PS5 for the sales season next Christmas. Luckily, he made sure that the offer will improve throughout 2021 and that more and more players will be able to get the new console.