Pre-ordering is worse than an interest free loan. It's giving the reward (money) before the goods (finished game) have been delivered. If they are rewarded before it's finished, what reason do they have to actually deliver a good product? Just collect the money and abandon the project. Or the...
Outside of some usb 2.0 issues in uefi first few month of initial 300/570x release, I've had no problems. Using 3900x, x570 aorus master and rx 6800 on pcie 4.0. Still not convinced this isn't pebkac or something stupid like pcie risee cables.
I use my car about once, maybe twice a week at most. I imagine in many cases car usage is down a lot.
This probably has to do more with car manufacture revenue and less about needing to meet demands. I thought dealerships were struggling to sell cars now.