The Financial Times has learnt that Microsoft have officially abandoned their original sales target for the Xbox360:
Microsoft has blamed a lack of capacity and components for shortages of its Xbox 360. It is now expected to miss its target of shipping 2.75m-3m of the game consoles in the 90 days following its launch on November 22.Microsoft now aims to sell between 4 to 5,5 million units by June. Whether that is realistic or not, though, will greatly depend on the release dates of both PlayStation3 and Revolution and their respective marketing campaigns.
Analysts estimate shipments at 1.3m worldwide by the end of 2005, with shortages predicted for January. The situation has leftgamers frustrated and meant limited sales of 360 titles for video games publishers and retailers.
Source: Financial TimesNext Generation
Thanks to: Joystiq