The Analogue Pocket, a $199 do-everything retro portable console able to taking part in Sport Boy, Sport Gear, Neo Geo Pocket Colour and Atari Lynx video games from their authentic cartridges, has been delayed once more. It was initially scheduled for launch in 2020, however then and now, provide chain challenges have pushed the small firm to push again its plans.
Analogue is providing full refunds to anybody who already pre-ordered a system and is not prepared to attend till October, assuming the system is launched then. According to the company’s blog post, “There have been sudden and extreme electrical element shortages in addition to logistical points resulting in a domino impact of challenges for practically everybody within the business.” Individually, it tweeted that the Super Nt system might be restocked in April, with Mega SG and DAC following shortly after. 2021 may nonetheless be a great year for alternative consoles, — so long as the worldwide chip scarcity does not intervene.