Microsoft govt and Xbox boss, Phil Spencer, has mentioned that the continuing PlayStation 5 and Xbox Series X/S shortages can’t merely be blamed on chip supply constraints – probably the most commonly-cited cause for the difficulty. According to him, there are a number of “pinch points” in the method of producing and delivering consoles to the market, which have but to be smoothed out.

“I think it’s probably too isolated to talk about it as just a chip problem,” Spencer instructed The Wrap (through Video Games Chronicle). “When I think about what does it mean to get the parts necessary to build a console today, and then get it to the markets where the demand is, there are multiple kind of pinch points in that process. And I think, regretfully, it’s going to be with us for months and months – definitely through the end of this calendar year and into the next calendar year.”

Spencer went on to say that he, too, is dissatisfied that followers haven’t been capable of get their arms on the brand new {hardware}, and famous that each the PlayStation 5 and Xbox Series X/S are “good consoles” that folks have been desirous to get their arms on.

“The thing that’s most disappointing is just the fan disappointment,” Spencer added. “People really want this new generation of consoles – they’re good consoles, both from us and the other platform holders – and they want the new functionality. We’re working hard to bring them to market but it’s going to be a challenge that we’ll work through for quite a while.”

If you haven’t been capable of safe a brand new console, relaxation assured that there are many cross-gen games on the horizon.

[Source: The Wrap through VGC]