Tuesday, July 25, 2017
Search
  
Submit your own News for
inclusion in our Site.
Click here...
Breaking News
Razer Tiamat Flagship Headsets Released
Adobe Pulls Plug on Flash Player
Burn-in Warranty for Samsung QLED TV Screens Extended to 10 Years
New USB 3.2 Update Doubling Bandwidth to Extend USB Type-C Cable Performance
New Motorola Z2 Force Edition Comes With 360-degree Camera Mod
Huawei Holds First Place, Xiaomi Climbs to Fourth in Chinese Smartphone Shipments
Google Adds SOS Alerts to Search and Maps
Porsche Design's Huawei Watch 2 Costs $925
Active Discussions
Which of these DVD media are the best, most durable?
How to back up a PS2 DL game
Copy a protected DVD?
roxio issues with xp pro
Help make DVDInfoPro better with dvdinfomantis!!!
menu making
Optiarc AD-7260S review
cdrw trouble
 Home > News > Games > Microso...
Last 7 Days News : SU MO TU WE TH FR SA All News

Tuesday, March 22, 2005
Microsoft says Xbox consoles in short supply


Xbox consoles were in short supply at several major retail outlets recently due to unexpectedly high demand for the video game machines, Microsoft said today.

The world's largest software maker, which launched the Xbox in 2001 to rival Sony's PlayStation consoles, said "consumer demand is exceeding supply right now... we are working with partners to rectify the situation".

"We are working really hard to satiate [consumers'] needs," a Microsoft spokesperson said.

Microsoft said holiday sales of its Xbox console exceeded expectations during the last three months of 2004, and in January raised its sales forecast to a global installed base of 21 million to 22 million consoles by June, up from the previous projection of 20 million units.

Earlier on Monday, Electronic Arts, the world's largest video game publisher, cut its quarterly earnings outlook on weak performance of older games and shortages of game consoles that spur new game sales.

The company's shares fell nearly 13%.


Previous
Next
Moser Baer ramps up output of Lightscribe CD-Rs        All News        Next-Generation P2P Music Network Launched: Bitmunk
Sony PSP handheld console hits US     Games News      UK studios already working with PlayStation 3 dev kits

Get RSS feed Easy Print E-Mail this Message

Related News
Microsoft Paint isn't Dead Yet
Microsoft Reports Strong Profit on Cloud Demand
Microsoft to Bring Fast Internet to Rural Areas in the U.S.
Microsoft Azure Stack Now Available From Dell EMC, HPE, and Lenovo
New Microsoft 365 Software Package Includes Windows 10 and Office
Facebook, Microsoft, Twitter and YouTube Team Up To Counter Terrorism
Microsoft Patent Describes Plan to Stop Thieves Stealing Laptops
Microsoft Stream Video Services Available Worldwide
Microsoft AI Masters Pac-Man
Microsoft Windows XP and Vista Covered by Latest Security Patches Against Potential Nation-state Activity
Microsoft to buy Cyber Firm Hexadite
Microsoft Shows Always-Connected PCs, Mixed Reality Designs at Computex 2017

Most Popular News
 
Home | News | All News | Reviews | Articles | Guides | Download | Expert Area | Forum | Site Info
Site best viewed at 1024x768+ - CDRINFO.COM 1998-2017 - All rights reserved -
Privacy policy - Contact Us .