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    Xbox One availability 'should feel a lot better than it did for 360'

    Despite receiving record Xbox One pre-orders, Microsoft is aiming for consumers to be able to go into stores and find a console on launch day.

    Speaking to Game Informer, Microsoft Game Studios vice president Phil Spencer said Xbox One availability "should feel a lot better than it did for 360" back in 2005.


    "You want people to be able to walk in the store and buy one on day one, so you're trying to manage the inventory that isn't pre-sold," he said. "I want parents who don't think about pre-ordering electronics to be able to walk in and have a chance to find a box. There might be a line, but I don't want it to be that if you didn't pre-order in September, you can't get one. That doesn't feel like a great consumer experience.


    "Availability should feel a lot better than it did for 360," he added. "If people want to pick up more controllers and games, they'll be there. We feel really good about our pre-order number, and we're managing it through allocation rather than demand. [Pre-order] isn't the business. It's way more important to me what happens when people walk in the store. The business is selling consoles."
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    I hope so... I had to hunt to get my launch 360.

    This time around, got both consoles day 1 pre-ordered LOL

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    As long as I get mine on launch day.... that's all I care about lol.




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    Quote Originally Posted by Cuguy View Post
    I hope so... I had to hunt to get my launch 360. This time around, got both consoles day 1 pre-ordered LOL
    I had my 360 preordered so I was good to go day one.

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    Quote Originally Posted by mistercrow View Post
    I had my 360 preordered so I was good to go day one.

    I DID, but the assholes at Circuit City sold my reserve to someone else... i went in, and it was gone. So I got a refund and went elsewhere

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    While walking into a store and being able to buy a console would be awesome, I just don't get his statement. "The business is selling consoles". Wouldn't pre orders = sold consoles?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Cuguy View Post
    I DID, but the assholes at Circuit City sold my reserve to someone else... i went in, and it was gone. So I got a refund and went elsewhere
    I would be so pissed.

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    This can be spun so easily into something negative.
    Man who chase after bus get exhausted, man who run in front of bus get tired
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    Quote Originally Posted by mistercrow View Post
    I would be so pissed.
    i was... but also in a hurry. So I couldn't do much.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Cuguy View Post
    i was... but also in a hurry. So I couldn't do much.
    Yeah not much you can do.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Cuguy View Post
    I DID, but the assholes at Circuit City sold my reserve to someone else... i went in, and it was gone. So I got a refund and went elsewhere
    Lol! Circuit City! That place sucked so bad! We use to call it Circuit $#@!ty - "Where service ain't state of the art!"


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    Glad to hear it, and glad you are all getting the ONE. We need to have a ONE PSU party via Kinect 2!!

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    When the $#@! did you guys make up

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    I didn't buy my 360 till October 06, so its fair to say there were no supply problems when I got mine. But supplying NZ and AUS before anyone else this time, is certainly an indication they have the supply chain sorted.
    I am no longer participating in these forums, I wish all of you on the PSU Forums the best for the future.

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    Quote Originally Posted by mynd View Post
    I didn't buy my 360 till October 06, so its fair to say there were no supply problems when I got mine. But supplying NZ and AUS before anyone else this time, is certainly an indication they have the supply chain sorted.
    Do the sheep play xbox now?

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    Quote Originally Posted by keefy View Post
    Do the sheep play xbox now?
    Once they have got back from winning the Americas cup in san Francisco they will.
    I am no longer participating in these forums, I wish all of you on the PSU Forums the best for the future.

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