Connect with us

Hi, what are you looking for?



Microsoft Ends Production of Xbox Ones

Credit: Unsplash

Initially launched in 2013, the Xbox One, playfully nicknamed the “Xbone” by some, succeeded the Xbox 360 as Microsoft’s gaming console. Although it faced some challenges with a higher price and a modest game lineup at launch compared to the PlayStation 4, the Xbox One managed to carve out its place in the market. It provided Microsoft valuable insights into player behavior, which influenced the development of subsequent consoles like the Xbox Series X and the innovative Game Pass service.

As time progresses, Microsoft recognizes the need to move on from supporting older models indefinitely. Therefore, the company announced the discontinuation of all Xbox One production to concentrate solely on manufacturing Xbox Series X and Xbox Series S consoles.

“To focus on production of Xbox Series X/S, we stopped production for all Xbox One consoles by the end of 2020,” stated Cindy Walker, the senior director of Xbox console product marketing, to The Verge.

The production of both Xbox One X and Xbox One S ceased by the end of 2020, with any remaining units on shelves marking the end of an era. By discontinuing older models, Microsoft aims to streamline its focus on producing the Series X and Series S consoles to meet consumer demands.

Interestingly, a Bloomberg report revealed that Sony had contemplated following a similar route by discontinuing PlayStation 4 production to prioritize PlayStation 5. However, Sony eventually decided to continue manufacturing PS4 consoles through at least the remainder of 2022. Handling production for both PS4s and PS5s simultaneously may pose challenges for their already strained supply chain.

Click to comment

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

You May Also Like


In 2009, renowned filmmaker James Cameron introduced the world to Avatar, a groundbreaking science-fiction movie that earned immense commercial success and became one of...


Adam Sandler, a seasoned actor known for his comedy, has also demonstrated his ability in more serious and dramatic roles. Following his performance in...


Last month, the filming of the movie “Being Mortal,” directed by Aziz Ansari and featuring Bill Murray and Seth Rogan, came to a halt...


Jon Stewart, a well-known television personality, was honored with the prestigious Mark Twain Prize for his successful career in television and stand-up comedy over...