Microsoft has ended production of the Xbox One.
Although the company just broke the news on Thursday, it turns out Microsoft hasn’t been manufacturing the console for quite some time; Xbox officials say the last new unit rolled off the assembly line in late 2020. “To focus on production of Xbox Series X/S, we stopped production for all Xbox One consoles by the end of 2020,” says Cindy Walker, senior director of Xbox console product marketing.
— The Verge (@verge) January 13, 2022
The announcement comes one day after Sony revealed it’s ramping up production on PlayStation 4 units to compensate for the shortage of PlayStation 5s.
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