Kind of expected. The hype levels betwen the 2 had the biggest gap I have ever seen. I think you can have a Sony exec say hi on twiter and it would have gotten more likes than a full xbox presentation.
I just dont buy the stock problem. These companis expected a level of demand and they prepare for it. They must have known that the x1s had tanked the series x demand. They would never over supply a product as that would devalue the product and kill some of the hype. Had any of theese companies actually met demand it would actually be a bad thing. Thats how manupulative sales tactics work. So both produced just a bit under what they expected to sell tonartificially rise demand.
There does seem to be something of a gap, and it's manifested itself in a few different ways in the lead-up to the launch, and throughout the launch window. One thing I caught that I found interesting is the mentions of PS5 and the PS5 shortages on comedy shows. Last Week Tonight With John Oliver, Late Night With Seth Myers, Tosh.0, Real Time With Bill Maher, and last week SNL had a PS5 skit with Eminem. No mention of Xbox Series X-S on any of them.
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