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    Xbox One may have 2-3x more launch units than the PlayStation 4 this holiday.

    Xbox One may have 2-3x more launch units than the PlayStation 4 this holiday, according to Robert W. Baird analyst Colin Sebastian.

    In a note to investors today, he said this superior launch allocation would give Microsoft an initial advantage, but noted supply for both next-generation systems will likely be "constrained," leading to potential shortages. His estimations are based on supply chain checks.

    Sebastian also said the tides are turning for Microsoft, following its dramatic policy reversal last month that saw the company roll back various controversial features.
    "Despite losing the headline battle at E3, we believe that Xbox One has regained some momentum in recent weeks, in part due to modifications in policies related to online connectivity and used games," Sebastian said.
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    Anyone find that hard to believe, considering Sony is a hardware company and MS is not?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Soldier 95B View Post
    Anyone find that hard to believe, considering Sony is a hardware company and MS is not?
    Neither of them are mass producing the consoles themselves.
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    Quote Originally Posted by PeanutButterMunky View Post
    Neither of them are mass producing the consoles themselves.
    that is true but I still don't believe ms will have that many more consoles at launch than sony, if any. Ive always said that ms will come back from the E3 debacle and that people saying the "war" was over were wrong. I just don't see them having THAT much of an advantage, so that guys statement isn't believable to me. Just my opinion though



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    That's kinda strange to hear.... if it is true, then i wonder how many warehouses will be filled with xbox ones.... just waiting for someone to buy them

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    Quote Originally Posted by Exunionx View Post
    That's kinda strange to hear.... if it is true, then i wonder how many warehouses will be filled with xbox ones.... just waiting for someone to buy them
    ahhhhhhhhhh and the stabbing begins lol. always gotta start something



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    Quote Originally Posted by PeanutButterMunky View Post
    Neither of them are mass producing the consoles themselves.
    Sony isn't mass producing them in their own Sony factory in Japan, no. They are mass producing them through a third party. However, Sony is more efficient at producing hardware than most companies out there. The efficiency of design leads to more reliable, easier to assemble, quicker to assemble. I personally believe Sony is capable of producing 2-3 times more units than Microsoft could.

    Quote Originally Posted by Exunionx View Post
    That's kinda strange to hear.... if it is true, then i wonder how many warehouses will be filled with xbox ones.... just waiting for someone to buy them
    They will probably be stacked right next to the PS4's in those warehouses waiting for someone to buy them as well.

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    As long as I get mine relatively close to release day, then I care little

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    This one is rather hard to swallow. I don't believe it. Sure, could be more but 2-3x more? No.
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    I don't know if I believe this one. 2-3X more is kinda pushing it.

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    well being that the fcc just passed the ps4 product shouldn't production begin soon?
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    Quote Originally Posted by dondidit View Post
    well being that the fcc just passed the ps4 product shouldn't production begin soon?
    yessir it should. If they haven't began already then their collecting the items needed to mass produce and testing the manufacturing production line. But like you said, it will begin soon.



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    Quote Originally Posted by KnotGamer901 View Post
    yessir it should. If they haven't began already then their collecting the items needed to mass produce and testing the manufacturing production line. But like you said, it will begin soon.
    So with that said.... where is the xbox stance on the fcc? If they haven't passed this production then I don't see this post viable lol. I think both will be limited like this generation. It took me feb of 07 to get a dam ps3 lol
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    Quote Originally Posted by dondidit View Post
    So with that said.... where is the xbox stance on the fcc? If they haven't passed this production then I don't see this post viable lol. I think both will be limited like this generation. It took me feb of 07 to get a dam ps3 lol
    I havent seen any article regarding the XBone passing FCC so apparently they're a bit behind, or I've missed it. Might have something to do with the rumors on ms changing a couple things inside the box late in the game. FEB 07?? Damn man that had to suck. BTW, u do know your sigpic isn't showing right



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    Quote Originally Posted by Exunionx View Post
    That's kinda strange to hear.... if it is true, then i wonder how many warehouses will be filled with xbox ones.... just waiting for someone to buy them
    if rumours are true and pre-orders are selling out, not many will be there.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Yungstar 2006 View Post
    if rumours are true and pre-orders are selling out, not many will be there.
    true i think he was just being a smarty pants yungie



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    Find this hard to believe. Especially 2 or 3 times more. Then theres the matter of PS4 already passing through FCC.

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    Quote Originally Posted by mistercrow View Post
    Find this hard to believe. Especially 2 or 3 times more. Then theres the matter of PS4 already passing through FCC.
    As we've already talked about damnit crow read the previous posts!!!!!!!!!!! jk
    do u happen to know if XBone has passed FCC?



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    Quote Originally Posted by Yungstar 2006 View Post
    if rumours are true and pre-orders are selling out, not many will be there.
    That is true. With them already exceeding the excessively popular debut of the Xbox 360, I imagine they will be short handed yet again. The Xbox 360 was in short supply until March after the debut.

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    The Xbone looks simpler of the 2 consoles to mass produce.
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    I doubt it, given that SONY ramped up orders and estimates were that worlwide SONY would have 10Million units available for Q4 2013.
    SONY's chip is easier to make/validate.
    More well tested APU GCN units and none of that ESRAM or new fangled Data Move Engines....
    Just a MASSIVE BANDWIDTH to support, but that usually doesn't cause yield issues once the process is verified.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Soldier 95B View Post
    That is true. With them already exceeding the excessively popular debut of the Xbox 360, I imagine they will be short handed yet again. The Xbox 360 was in short supply until March after the debut.
    seriously? they've already surpassed the 360? show me the article.
    not being a **** soldier i just wanna read it bro



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    Quote Originally Posted by KnotGamer901 View Post
    seriously? they've already surpassed the 360? show me the article.
    not being a **** soldier i just wanna read it bro
    I think 360 initial preorders, which I do still think is hard pressed.

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    Quote Originally Posted by John Willaford View Post
    I think 360 initial preorders, which I do still think is hard pressed.
    Yea i knew he was talking about initial preorders but i mean dang. I wanna see that article before I believe that.



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