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The Analogue Pocket, a brand new machine that may play a breadth of moveable video games, is delaying shipments due to a scarcity of essential elements.
Analogue confirmed in an announcement that the present world state of affairs has created provide chain challenges outdoors the corporate’s management. The new delivery window for the Pocket is ready for Oct. 2021.
“There have been sudden and severe electrical component shortages as well as logistical issues leading to a domino effect of challenges for nearly everyone in the industry,” the weblog says. It additionally backlinks two information tales, together with one in regards to the Ever Given, the boat that was stuck in the Suez Canal.
Analogue says it’s working to get the Pocket out as quick as doable, and that those that pre-ordered and would love to cancel for a full refund ought to attain out to Analogue Support.
The Pocket was revealed in 2019 as a multi-video-game-system moveable handheld. It’s set to find a way to play Game Boy, Game Boy Color, and Game Boy Advance video games out of the field, and adapters will enable it to play different programs’ video games, together with the Game Gear and Neo Geo Pocket Color.
It’s additionally set to have the flexibility to dock and join to an HDTV, and on the console itself, it should have a 615ppi LCD with 1600×1440 decision. Basically, a super-powered Game Boy.
Analogue additionally noted on Twitter that its Super Nt will likely be restocked in April, whereas the Mega Sg and DAC will observe shortly after.