Lite-On has reportedly received additional OEM orders from
Microsoft for more Xbox 360 DVD-ROM drives. According to DigiTimes, Lite-On has given top priority to Microsoft's orders and will be
increasing production to more than one million Xbox 360 DVD-ROM drives a month.
In light of better than expected sales of
Halo 3, Microsoft has decided to strongly promote sales of Xbox 360 consoles during the traditional peak period prior to Christmas and
therefore has placed additional OEM orders, the sources explained.
To meet Microsoft's urgent demand, Lite-On IT has allocated
production capacity solely for turning out one million Xbox 360 DVD-ROM drives a month, the sources pointed out. But the capacity is
still not enough, and thus Lite-On IT has dedicated additional capacity, the sources indicated. However, the situation has conflicted
with Lite-On IT's production of PC-use ODDs, the sources noted.
If you'd like to read more, head on over to DigiTimes.