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    XboxOne preorders are sold out at most major US retailers

    This is great news. Xbox-one seems to be performing well.

    XboxOne preorders are sold out at most major US retailers, also trending above 360 historical levels


    #XboxOne preorders are already sold out at most major U.S. retailers, also trending above 360 historical levels
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    Quote Originally Posted by Sub-stance1 View Post
    This is great news. Xbox-one seems to be performing well.
    Above 360 levels? $#@!...that is huge. Great news for gamers indeed.

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    Great news. The gamers win when their is strong competition.

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    Probably MS doesn't produce so many units, as they know they are losing the competition vs PS4 anyway... so these sold-out news is at last one way to make good news, good publicity....
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    Quote Originally Posted by Slaystation View Post
    Probably MS doesn't produce so many units, as they know they are losing the competition vs PS4 anyway... so these sold-out news is at last one way to make good news, good publicity....
    They are beating the hot selling 360 in those orders, so it sounds like they have better inventory than last time. If true, it's gonna sell gangbusters.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Slaystation View Post
    Probably MS doesn't produce so many units, as they know they are losing the competition vs PS4 anyway... so these sold-out news is at last one way to make good news, good publicity....
    losing? nah, i don't think so. The console is still gonna do well here in the US.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Sub-stance1 View Post
    losing? nah, i don't think so. The console is still gonna do well here in the US.
    Yup, that and Europe it will continue to do great. Japan....that is a GTFO territory, lol.

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    It all comes down to the actual numbers. Until we know how many were actually available for preorder it is impossible to say for certain how good or bad MS sales are.

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    Quote Originally Posted by justintheman87 View Post
    It all comes down to the actual numbers. Until we know how many were actually available for preorder it is impossible to say for certain how good or bad MS sales are.
    Yep. Completely agree. We have no idea how many units are likely going to ship for either console.

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    It's worth keeping in mind that despite the common internet opinion concerning the consoles right now, there's still millions and millions of gamers out there that are entirely out of the information loop that want this console. MS reversing their DRM decisions has pulled back some gamers here too.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Rapture View Post
    It's worth keeping in mind that despite the common internet opinion concerning the consoles right now, there's still millions and millions of gamers out there that are entirely out of the information loop that want this console. MS reversing their DRM decisions has pulled back some gamers here too.
    Oh I know this thing is going to sell out. But the number of consoles shipped does play a large part in it. Lets say MS ships 10 million Sony ships 8 all sells out, or vice versa. There is a clear cut who had the better launch. Not simply due to demand but sales. But doesn't really matter this thing is going to fly off the shelves at launch regardless of how many units they ship. That reversal was crucial for MS because this situation might not have happened until later down the road.




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    I know. I'm just pointing out that I don't think the system will launch, fly 35 feet, and crash into the ground with an explosion like some people seem to think. I think MS will have a fair enough launch, but the PS4 will be a lap ahead.

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    Quote Originally Posted by ps3freak18 View Post
    Yep. Completely agree. We have no idea how many units are likely going to ship for either console.

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    Exactly..... but that won't stop the haters from always looking at the glass half full in some way. Nice to hear this.

    I could be the devil's advocate here and say..... considering the Xbox One has 3x the console fanbase to draw from then the Xbox 360 had..... having more pre-orders than the Xbox 360 had isn't exactly shocking. Right?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Rapture View Post
    I know. I'm just pointing out that I don't think the system will launch, fly 35 feet, and crash into the ground with an explosion like some people seem to think. I think MS will have a fair enough launch, but the PS4 will be a lap ahead.
    Not going to happen for sure. If anything they might stay off a little rocky like the PS3. No chance in hell this thing is going to flop. MS has a strong fan base. No way they are all going to drop them because of some stuff they did. Many may be unhappy but in the end they will buy one.

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    Ms will cut production to cause shortages and make hype for the xbone.
    I bet most of the people who got these consoles will resell them on eBay.

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    It'll be interesting to see these figures. I wonder if they had a majority of their units coming to the states than the other countries(It would make sense to do this due to it being their strongest market;competition launching in same month).


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    Quote Originally Posted by coolguy View Post
    Ms will cut production to cause shortages and make hype for the xbone.
    I bet most of the people who got these consoles will resell them on eBay.
    I don't think MS would care. That still counts as a sale....lol

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    Quote Originally Posted by ps3freak18 View Post
    Not going to happen for sure. If anything they might stay off a little rocky like the PS3. No chance in hell this thing is going to flop. MS has a strong fan base. No way they are all going to drop them because of some stuff they did. Many may be unhappy but in the end they will buy one.

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    true. people's allegiances will save the x1 for sure. plus, there is still an opportunity for ms to surprise us.



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    Quote Originally Posted by justintheman87 View Post
    It all comes down to the actual numbers. Until we know how many were actually available for preorder it is impossible to say for certain how good or bad MS sales are.
    a costly console trending above historic 360 levels. i don't think there is a bad side to that for MS.

    Quote Originally Posted by Rapture View Post
    It's worth keeping in mind that despite the common internet opinion concerning the consoles right now, there's still millions and millions of gamers out there that are entirely out of the information loop that want this console. MS reversing their DRM decisions has pulled back some gamers here too.
    i've said it before, but worth repeating.

    with Xbox ONE on the dash of every connected 360 there will be far more users than ever before, that know about the new console. should safely see it outperform the cheaper (on release) 360.

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    all consoles sell out at launch. next year is what is going to be interesting.
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