Weeks-long wait for new Xbox and PlayStation game consoles in Singapore due to sharp supply drop, high demand

The supply crunch was worsened this year with high demand for the new gaming machines.
The supply crunch was worsened this year with high demand for the new gaming machines.PHOTOS: AFP, REUTERS
The consoles will only be restocked in limited quantities in the weeks leading up to - and even after - Christmas.
The consoles will only be restocked in limited quantities in the weeks leading up to - and even after - Christmas.PHOTOS: MICROSOFT, SONY INTERACTIVE ENTERTAINMENT

SINGAPORE - Gamers who missed out on November's launch of next-generation video game consoles - Microsoft's Xbox Series X (XSX) and Sony's PlayStation 5 (PS5) - are out of luck.

The consoles will only be restocked in limited quantities in the weeks leading up to - and even after - Christmas, video game retailers told The Straits Times.

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