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    Here is the latest.
    Xbox One delayed till 2014 in eight of 21 regional markets

    Microsoft to give those affected a free game as recompense

    Microsoft has announced that Xbox One will miss its November 2013 release in eight of the previously announced 21 launch markets - that's Belgium, Denmark, Finland, Netherlands, Norway, Russia, Sweden and Switzerland.
    "This was an aggressive goal and the team has been working very hard to deliver Xbox One to as many markets as possible," Microsoft PR chap Major Nelson wrote in an Xbox NewsWire post.
    "Our priority is ensuring our customers get the best Xbox One experience the first day it is available," he continued. "To do that, and in order to meet demand, we have adjusted the number of markets that will receive Xbox One in November to 13 markets, including Australia, Austria, Brazil, Canada, France, Germany, Ireland, Italy, Mexico, Spain, United Kingdom, United States and New Zealand.
    "We remain committed to launching Xbox One in Belgium, Denmark, Finland, Netherlands, Norway, Russia, Sweden, Switzerland, as soon as possible in 2014."
    The delay doesn't appear to have anything to do with manufacturing enough consoles. "While we wish we could launch Xbox One simultaneously in these markets, there are many factors that determine the timing of specific market launches. This includes work to localize the Xbox One dash, incorporate additional voice and languages, and build partnerships to bring apps and meaningful local content to each country.

    "We understand this will be disappointing news for our fans in the impacted countries, and we are doing everything we can to bring Xbox One to you as soon as possible next year."
    There's a splash of good news if you're among those affected, however - Microsoft will compensate pre-ordering consumers with a free game. "If you are in these markets and have questions about your pre-order, please contact the local retailer where you placed your pre-order. To show our appreciation for your patience, if you have already preordered an Xbox One Day One system before today in those countries, you will also receive a pack-in game with your console when it launches."
    http://www.oxm.co.uk/60458/xbox-one-...ional-markets/

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    So unlucky 13 has announced ,lol.
    With this, the whole MS E3 conferance is became a complete lie! Only the name itself stays. Good job MS.
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    Quote Originally Posted by F34R View Post
    They shouldn't delay. They should get their $#@! together, and get it released before Black Friday, 2013.
    They are definitely not ready for release , it is clear as daylight, why they sould not delay this half complete console? 2014 black friday is best for both, consumers and MS.
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    I guess Cboat statement about Xbone yield issue might be true.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Shingo View Post
    So unlucky 13 has announced ,lol.
    With this, the whole MS E3 conferance is became a complete lie! Only the name itself stays. Good job MS.
    Ah dude, it's not that big a deal. We don't even have a release date for any country anyway..lol

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    Quote Originally Posted by Insanehead View Post
    I guess Cboat statement about Xbone yield issue might be true.
    I that were true it probably wouldn't be launching at all.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Shingo View Post
    They are definitely not ready for release , it is clear as daylight, why they sould not delay this half complete console? 2014 black friday is best for both, consumers and MS.
    What's clear? Press information? I doubt they'd just go back to all these things, without having that as a possibility already considered for launch in 2013.




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    Quote Originally Posted by Sub-stance1 View Post
    I that were true it probably wouldn't be launching at all.
    No, Cboat said yield issues but does not mean not able to produce a working unit. So slow production --> limited supplies for other countries.

    Due to yield issue it makes you wonder if the final unit are reliable.

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    Originally Posted by crazy buttocks on a train
    helo friedndzs.jun5 2013 quotsablee!.
    more to cmoe nxt wekek
    Xbone fans should probably be prepared..

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    If the off chance of Xbox One being delayed until 2014, I'll just have a lot more money to spend on my PS4 stuff.




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    The region I live in is there, so I'm good.




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    Delayed on the 8 countries? It sounds like X1 preorder rate isn't very good in those countries and MS is moving the units reserved for those countries to other countries, like UK.
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    At E3, we announced that Xbox One would be available in 21 markets around the world at launch. This was an aggressive goal and the team has been working very hard to deliver Xbox One to as many markets as possible.
    Yield issues confirmed I guess. Couldn't meet their allocations.

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    Sounds like Xbox One is going to be very limited supply! Music to my ears!!!
    Forza 5, Fifa 14, Battlefield 4 & Watchdogs - The Perfect Launch Line Up!

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    Quote Originally Posted by F34R View Post
    The region I live in is there, so I'm good.
    Poor Shingo aint getting it!

    Activision just confirmed NOV 5th!!!!!
    Forza 5, Fifa 14, Battlefield 4 & Watchdogs - The Perfect Launch Line Up!

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    Quote Originally Posted by F34R View Post
    What's clear? Press information? I doubt they'd just go back to all these things, without having that as a possibility already considered for launch in 2013.
    It is clear that ms is not ready to lauch this console.
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    Quote Originally Posted by UkHardcore View Post
    Poor Shingo aint getting it!

    Activision just confirmed NOV 5th!!!!!
    Me and my country is xbox-free for a few years That is music to my ears also, lol
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    I'm sure MS already said there's no such thing as hardware upgrade happening, so no way they'll delay the launch date and maybe raise the cost even further if they were to upgrade.


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    Personally I think a delay would help rebuild their image as lets face it they HAVE done a complete 180 in many areas. It would give them a chance to reintroduce the X1 equipped with all the changes, and rebuilt interest in the console.

    10 years and counting!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Shingo View Post
    It is clear that ms is not ready to lauch this console.
    Based on what?




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    Another thing. Do you think when it eventually releases in these countries it will be cheaper? Because you could still buy a ps4 and a new game for less than the price of the delayed xbone with its free game. Just a thought.

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    Partial delay then?





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    Quote Originally Posted by F34R View Post
    Based on what?
    Based on them being unclear, don't know what they are doing and their uneasy feeling everyone can see with naked eyes?
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    only in 13 markets..... quite shocking.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Shingo View Post
    Based on them being unclear, don't know what they are doing and their uneasy feeling everyone can see with naked eyes?
    Nah, I don't think it has anything to do with the hardware itself. At least according to MS it isn't hardware related.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Sub-stance1 View Post
    Here is the latest.
    What is crazy, notice how Japan is not even on the list at all...

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