Analogue, a manufacturer of high-end retro game consoles, has postponed the release of its stylish Game Boy-like Pocket until October. The company cited information on global semiconductor shortages and logistical issues. used to be The very large ship stayed on the Suez Canal for nearly a week, which interrupted international transportation and caused delays.
Analogue Pocket is scheduled to be released in May.
Analogue said in a statement posted on its support website: “The current global situation continues to create supply chain challenges outside of our control.”
The company promised, “It will work hard to get Pocket out of the game as soon as possible.”
Last year, Analogue made a similar statement when it postponed the launch of Pocket. The company said in July that issues related to the COVID-19 pandemic were the reason for Pocket’s decline from late 2020 to May 2021. Analogue opened the Pocket pre-order in August and it sold out quickly.
Analogue said in February that it plans to produce more Pocket handheld devices to meet demand.
Analogue said on Twitter that it will soon replenish its other sold-out consoles. The company expects to own shares of its Super Nt (Super NES clone) in April. The company said that Analogue’s Mega Sg (a clone of Sega Genesis) and DAC (digital-to-analog signal converter) will be restocked “soon.”
Analogue announced the launch of Pocket in October 2019. This portable device will play Game Boy, Game Boy Color and Game Boy Advance games, as well as Neo Geo Pocket Color, Atari Lynx and Sega Game Gear games locally through a native adapter.