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Submitted by Lavalamp 368d ago | news

Xbox One Pre-Orders Sold Out at Best Buy

IGN: "Best Buy has exhausted its stock of Xbox One pre-orders and is no longer accepting online purchases for the new console." (Best Buy, Xbox One)

ChipdiddyChip  +   368d ago
Thats good news for MS.
gamertk421  +   368d ago
That's bad news for n4g.
georgeenoob  +   368d ago
N4G still has polls though! /s
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fermcr  +   368d ago
LOL... that was funny.
No_Limit  +   368d ago
I would like to see poll result for this news. Knowing it is N4G, it would probably be voted "Unlikely" even when fact stares them down their faces.
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papashango  +   368d ago
N4G poll says 85% of gamers don't plan on reading this article.
PeaSFor  +   368d ago
lol at the die hard XBONE fans trying to do a hug group to comfort themselves with their silly ass backward choices.
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The_Con-Sept  +   368d ago
Best two comments in the history of comments! Just too bad it is only blockbuster when Wal-Mart also closed for PS4 pre orders. Looks like target is next.....
kenmid  +   368d ago
@the_con
Wal-Mart preorders are not closed.
CrimsonStar  +   368d ago
lol yea people don't like positive Xbox news around here .
dantesparda  +   368d ago
Oh isnt this cute, they finally sold out somewhere, now the x1 fanboys can exaggarate this and feel good about themselves.
Evil_Ryu  +   368d ago
bubble for you...funny
lgn15  +   368d ago
"Recent poll shows PS4 cures cancer 85% of the time."
PeaSFor  +   367d ago
@CrimsonStar

some peoples also seem to enjoy bending over and spreadind their butt cheeks to insert whatever MS will gave them...
JohnnyBadfinger   367d ago | Bad language | show
@JohnnyBadfinger

Wow, what anut job you are, so you're saying you have no problem with Americans sticking sh1t up your a$$, but you do with japanese doing it? And whats wrong with the japanese? What you dont like em? And trying to make sony out to be just as fvcked up as MS, just cuz MS showed their true colors. They are arrogant and greedy and stupid. Forcing a overrated spycam on you, charging you $100 more for a inferior product, then lying to millions of people about what the cloud can do. They are despicable, just like you, you nutty fvck

and ps you sound like a child molester
HateFanboys  +   367d ago
@JohnnyBadfinger

marked as offensive, get your head out the gutter you, whacko
PeaSFor  +   367d ago
@JohnnyBadfinger

wow, i didnt expected to be "educated" on molestation, you are ambiguously weird...
JohnnyBadfinger  +   367d ago
Lol haha wow guys settle down. I forgot I was on N4G... The site where not a single joke can be had against Sony and the only ones that are welcome are "wiiU wiiU wiiU ambulance" jokes and "spy box" jokes...

Grooming is the best way to describe what Sony are doing. I'm in no hurry to get either consoles from ms or sony. Both consoles and fanboys are too busy insulting each other, to support either is wrong.

@ the real Peter Moore
Justify your personal attack please.
Pisque  +   368d ago
It's marketing... They didn't sold out this early. They just say it's sold out because the PS4 really sold out earlier.
georgeenoob  +   368d ago
@Pisque

Of course! It must be fake, any positive news for MS is fake, just like the cloud. /s
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Pisque  +   368d ago
Ok

1) The console costs 499$, how could it sells out this early when the concurrent is at 399$?

2) It has bad press, bad marketing

3) No good games announced for the Xbox One to convince people that their console worths the 100$+ price tag compared to the PS4.

I highly doubt it sold out, sorry.
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CerebralAssassin  +   368d ago
The price is irrelevant. 400 or 500, if people want it they will buy it. Just because you dont think there will be good games on the xbox one doesnt mean there wont be.

Im getting the xbone and looking forward to it. The extra 100 for the system over the ps4 doesnt bother me. And if it did I probably shouldnt be spending 400 on the ps4 either.

They need time to put the finishing touches on the system and still have time to manufacture the systems. Shit cant be dont over night. Make sense for the system to not he available anymore. Im surprised reserves got as high as they did for both systems.
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WrAiTh Sp3cTr3  +   368d ago
Pisque, your number 3 point , think you've confused with Sony.
n4rc  +   368d ago
Wow.. Just wow..

I can't even begin to dismantle this ridiculous comment..

But yes.. Massive unbiased retailers will lie just so you won't look like a dumbass.. Must be it

Or it can't sell out because its 100 more.. You do understand basic economics don't you?
PFFT  +   368d ago
Wasnt the Ps3 around 600 or so and it still was able to sell out in a few stores. So why cant the XBO sell out as well?? The Ps3 was over priced more so than the XBO had about 2 or so games that were worth playing and it had a shitty online service. If that system could sell out at that price then so can the XBO. The XBO will offer a better online service and it will also have a much better game line up at launch.
B-radical  +   368d ago
Ps4 fans are shaking there head at you @PISQUE
lawgone  +   368d ago
@Pisque...point #3 is your opinion so I won't even go there. But #1 and #2...wow. Really I can't even begin to describe the number of issues with those comments. Just wow.
joefrost00  +   367d ago
Youre right it is fake
The numbers got calculated in the clouds every 24 hours and charged a fee every time the info was used on another site lol
Also this info was advertised on my xbox dashboard earlier lol
Jessika_S  +   368d ago
Best Buy had limited stock so does GameStop, PS4 will sell more because they are shipping out more systems. I do believe they'll both be just fine despite what people say or think.
Dlacy13g  +   368d ago
Oh....do you happen to know how many shipments Sony is sending out? You also wouldn't happen to know how much MS is shipping out. That kind of specific data would be really useful since I haven't seen it posted anywhere online...or in any press statements so far. That's some crazy insider info you must have!
greenlantern2814  +   368d ago
Still available at Amazon and game stop and quite a few other places.
As I have said before though xb1 and ps4 have both been sold out where I live for awhile. At best buy and game stop anyways idk about any where else
Pope_Kaz_Hirai_II  +   368d ago
People took the piss out of the ps3 for being 600usd but now people will be spending 600usd+ on xbone its ok now? lol at the hypocrisy.

You can disagree all you like but if your getting a game, batteries, xbl gold and whatever else it WILL be 600+.
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Allsystemgamer  +   368d ago
Over 700 after taxes.

Xbone + game + headset + batteries maybe extra controller n game.
LOGICWINS  +   368d ago
A headset isn't necessary to use the Xbox One. If we're going the route of factoring in unecessary things then the PS4 will cost roughly about the same...probably a little more.

PS4 + Camera + one game + an extra controller + extended warranty + one year PS Plus sub + tax
vikingland1  +   368d ago
@LOGICWINS And if you want a second screen for PS4 then that's another 250$. I can just use my phone or tablet with Xbox One. But I have both preordered so I'm set.
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cee773  +   368d ago
@logic

xone + extra controller + 2 Battery packs(charge and play kit) or Regular batteries + live sub and extended warranty + headset + game + tax

@viking

you can use tablets and phones with ps4 as well.
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Pope_Kaz_Hirai_II  +   368d ago
Over 700 after taxes.

Xbone + game + headset + batteries maybe extra controller n game.

yea look at my disagrees for stating a FACT xbox fans hammering that disagree button

@Logicwins
PS4 + Camera + one game + an extra controller + extended warranty + one year PS Plus sub + tax

WRONG your adding in optional things most people wont get, a game and will be coming with my 400 pre order , i dont need a second controller for a while and i will have plus before release so the MAXIMUM i need to spend is 450. im not getting the camera or extended warranty as i trust the ps4 to be well built.
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WrAiTh Sp3cTr3  +   368d ago
The PS3 had a terrible online service, terrible multiplats and subpar exclusives which were few in their totality to begin with. Face it, people bought it as a cheap Blu-ray player. You know it, I know it but the dummies would say otherwise.
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fourOeightshark  +   368d ago
@WrAiTh Sp3cTr3 I have never watched a Blu-ray movie on my PS3.
Hicken  +   368d ago
I wasn't gonna say anything at all in this article, at first. I was just gonna read the comments and go.

But then Wraith, one of the many trolls who's gotten a new lease on life since the bubble reset, had to go and spout absolute lies.

Don't really care about the prices of the consoles, or how much they cost once you add in all the other stuff. That largely depends on what you want to do with the console.

(As a side note @viking: neither your phone nor your tablet will be comparable in a gaming capacity to what the Vita will be able to do in tandem with the PS4. You speak as if there's no cost for your tablet or phone, but if you're assuming that people will have to come out of pocket for a Vita and are summarily adding its cost, the you must likewise do the same for a tablet for the XBOne. To do so for one and not the other is pure bias, but I guess I shouldn't be surprised.)

But this:

"he PS3 had a terrible online service, terrible multiplats and subpar exclusives which were few in their totality to begin with."

This needs to be dealt with.

Of course, doing so in this atmosphere will be next to impossible, as I can't imagine that anyone will take anything I have to say seriously here.

In any case, the PS3's online is more than adequate. Good enough for MMOs like DC Universe. Good enough to allow for larger player-count battles than any games on any other consoles. Whether or not it lives up to your lofty- and likely rather vague but nonetheless skewed in XBL's favor- ideals is another story, though.

The multiplats were not terrible, except in the cases of Bayonetta- which was outsourced for some untold reason- and Skyrim- which wasn't exactly all that great on any platform, as far as bugs were concerned. Furthermore, multiplatform games have gotten to the point where they are better on PS3 than 360, or indistinguishable, and have been that way for a few years now.

Finally, the exclusives. I believe that the PS3 has more exclusives than 360. If not, certainly it has more CORE exclusives. As for subpar, I have no idea where you'd get that from. I assume it was just something you made up to continue the negativity, but PS3 exclusives has frequently been amongst the highest lauded games of each year, and of the generation. And while they may not all sell like Halo, the vast majority do well enough to see multiple sequels, or are otherwise deemed successful.
ChubbyLover  +   368d ago
Doesnt PS4 need a PSN+ sub now to play MP or to have some nice extra features?, so when you buy a PS4 your still buying accessories and services most likely as well that will raise the price over 500 or even close to 600 dollars for the initial purchase of your console.

The only extra thing i saw on your list that you wont have to get with your PS4 purchase is batteries... BIG whoop, like it or not batteries arent the end of the world. a customer can just get a play and charge kit and be done with it if they dont want to worry about batteries.

Any Console is going to be a huge investment upfront.

EDIT: i guess batteries are a non issue if microsoft got rid of the battery pack as stated by another member below
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Belking  +   368d ago
yep ps3 was 600 dollars with crappy launch games. At least xbox-one's value is better.
Pope_Kaz_Hirai_II  +   368d ago
yep ps3 was 600 dollars with crappy launch games. At least xbox-one's value is better.
#2.3

Resistance and motorstorm werent crappy , typical troll.. yea great value in FORCED KINECT and batteries lol and what launch games? forza? meh no interest, ps4 is the better launch deal by far at the moment.

@HORNDOG A cable box that plays halo, forza, titanfal and all third party games at 60fps /1080p and has a bluraydrive?? That's a steal. Give me one of them cable boxes too. Beats just your ordinary gaming machine such as the ps4.

Its probably the reason why it will sell more. Good point troll

If you think every xbone game is 60fps 1080p then your gonna be in for a MASSIVE shock kid.
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Mystogan  +   368d ago
You mad bro?
horndog  +   368d ago
And the ps4 $500. What's your point?? At least its not 700 dollars like the ps3 was at launch. Yes 700 canadian bucks after tax and no games to play.
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defyenz  +   368d ago
Learn how to spell before you start uploading your negative comments.Not everyone is a ps4 fanboy.lol
Sayai jin  +   368d ago
It's subjective. For my XB1 I will be paying $499 for the console, $59 for an extra controller, I will be using the kinect for voice or just by and adapter which is priced at $19, $59 a piece for 3 launch titles, and I already have XBL through next year so no charge...totals $735 to $754. FOr my PS4 I will be paying $399 for the console, $59 for a controller, $59 for 3 launch titles, and $50 for PS+, I just have the regular PSN now, but will be upgrading to play multiplayer on PS4 and I may get the PS Eye for $59...totaling $685 to $744. So this difference is negligible to me.

Actually you can times every by two because I will have 2 PS4's and XB1's in my household. I will be spending about $2200 to $2300 for these next gen systems....can't wait.

Hell, I paid $599 for a PS3, $59 for the extra contoller, then had to turn around and fork out another $118 for two controllers that actually had the rumble feature, because the original PS3 controller did not have the rumble feature, and I brought 3 launch titles at $59 a piece totaling $953 not including taxes..so the PS4 or XB1 are over $200 cheaper.
to buy another controller just to get rumble features.
Jessika_S  +   368d ago
@WrAiTh Sp3cTr3 spoken Like someone who never played PS3 though I love my Xbox 360, PS3 is killing them right now with better exclusive titles and who ever says that PS3 online is not good then you need to talk to your service provider cause I never had any serious problems and If I ever did same problems I had on my 360 their service is not perfect either. Only problem no CrossChat.
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CrimsonStar  +   368d ago
lol you just couldn't stand the positive Xbox news could you lol .

Gamer > Fnboy
n4rc  +   368d ago
Xbox one offers waay more then the ps3 did..

You were paying the massive amount for the cell processor and bluray drive... Both were totally unproven at the time..

And they both just played games.. Pretty equally at that.. So yeah, price was a huge issue..

Now Xbox is $100 more but offers tons of features ps4 doesn't have..

For some.. Those features are well worth the hundred bucks.. For others its not, so get a ps4!

These consoles are not a one size fits all situation.. They are different products that compete in the same space.

Its not like comparing Nike and Reebok.. They aren't the same.. If one isn't for you, get the other ..

Stop saying drop kinect and I'll buy it.. No you won't.. And nobody wants you too if that's the condition..

We dont want it cut.. Ms doesn't want it cut.. Because they know they'd screw us and them over and you likely still won't buy it..

Your buying a ps4? Awesome.. Sincerely enjoy it.. All this bs and insults isn't going to change anyone's mind.. Except their opinion of your intelligence..
lawgone  +   368d ago
Pope, I didn't disagree with you because of the prices you listed. I disagreed with you because of your own hypocrisy. You're mad at XBox One supporters not being mad at the price b/c during last gen they pointed out the price of the PS3 was high. You say that's hypocrisy. Fine. But isn't it also hypocrisy to leave out the fact that Sony fans defended the $599 PS3 yet have gone on and on about the XBox One being priced too high at $499? You're actually being a hypocrite by calling others hypocrites.
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Dlacy13g  +   368d ago
These price nit picks are the worst arguments and always erupt early in a console generation. If you are buying at launch you can expect to shell out a chunk of change regardless of your system of choice.
x800  +   368d ago
lol at the people that think xbox1 or ps4 sells out at Best Buy or any other shop because its all BS. Dont believe the hype.
Allsystemgamer  +   368d ago
Actually the sell outs are based on how many models that particular store is to recieve. Of they're only getting 50 they can only sell 50 preorders.

I was at best buy the other day talking with the guy about it. They are not allowed by policy to sell a preorder for something they won't have on release day.
Jessika_S  +   368d ago
Sony is Shipping more systems to retailer then Microsoft so it could be true if they only get 10 then they'll sale 10 if Sony sends 50 then they have to wait until they sale the 50 to claim that they are sold out. That's how it works.
lawgone  +   368d ago
What is your source that Sony is allotting more shipments to retailers than MS?
Pancit_Canton  +   368d ago
10 Xbone pre-ordered are better than ONE. :)
xActionBasturdx  +   368d ago
You do know MS ditched batteries right? And both xbox and playstation have paid subscriptions right?
ChubbyLover  +   368d ago
did they ditch the battery pack i didnt know that...
Sayai jin  +   368d ago
I like the battery pack option. I never have to have my controllers plugged in...I just reach over and grab a fully charged one from the batter charger (rechargeable)...it's like loading a clip in a gun....bam LOL
FITgamer  +   368d ago
They did not ditch the batteries. "Less-obtrusive battery compartment running AA batteries."
http://kotaku.com/the-tiny-...
ChubbyLover  +   368d ago
Oh well... Not the end of the world.
FITgamer  +   368d ago
True.
n4rc  +   368d ago
Yeah that's true.. Still runs on 2 aa's

But they are selling lithium ion batteries for it.. Those should last a good long time!
nukeitall  +   368d ago
User replaceable standard batteries are the best option. i paid $20 for my battery charging kit and been using it for the last 5-years!

I got 4 pairs of batteries for the controller, a bunch of other ones I rarely use. Anytime I battery is about to die, I "reload" and back in game.

That is instead of being attached to my console with a 6 ft cord playing like it is 1999!
1lawrence  +   368d ago
no they didnt show link or quit your bs
Jiggy7d  +   368d ago
Yea..must be difficult to sell out Xbox One when you have 20 units available per store and the competitor has 80...:):)
defyenz  +   368d ago
I cannot wait when the time comes that ps4 faulters.I will be here waiting laughing my ass off. Hahaha
Cryptcuzz  +   368d ago
Really because I'm laughing at you right now Lol.
Hey you can save this page if you want and the when the time comes I'll let you laugh at me all you want, but just know this, you might be waiting a very long time for that to happen.
gamertk421  +   368d ago
Tough to laugh about a system being a failure BEFORE it comes out.
Smoovekid  +   368d ago
People went into Best Buy for a new cable box and came out with an Xbox One. lol
kneon  +   368d ago
And then had to go back for the cable box since you still need it to watch TV :)
horndog  +   368d ago
A cable box that plays halo, forza, titanfal and all third party games at 60fps /1080p and has a bluraydrive?? That's a steal. Give me one of them cable boxes too. Beats just your ordinary gaming machine such as the ps4.

Its probably the reason why it will sell more. Good point troll
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Smoovekid  +   368d ago
All third party games at 1080p 60fps... no
You can have your cable box.
PFFT  +   368d ago
Yep all of the Third party titles will be running at 1080P 60FPS.
HammadTheBeast  +   368d ago
Yeah too bad Netflix is behind a $60 pay wall, and you need a CABLE BOX TO PLAY TV. DEFEATS THE PURPOSE IF YOU NEED A CABLE BOX PLUGGED IN TO WATCH TV.
Dlacy13g  +   368d ago
If you type in all caps its a proven fact people will take your comments more seriously and/or as fact.... I read it on the internet.
mopground  +   368d ago
halo 10 and forza 7 to be exact
ape007  +   367d ago
not to mention better online feature
No_Limit  +   368d ago
Just like when people went to walmart to buy the original Phat PS3 at $600 and came out with a George Foreman Mean Lean Grilling Machine. PS3,itonly does everything, even cook your meel under 5 minutes for you.
CrimsonStar  +   368d ago
lol that was pretty meanbut funny lol
ape007  +   367d ago
understand that the general public might chose xbox one over ps4 because xbox one is simply all in one + kinect

it's simple man, game system only vs a unified entertainment system with kinect, smart glass and SNAP MODE that general people like

MS may very well DID IT
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cliffyboy21  +   368d ago
microsoft ditched the nickel batteries and said their using lithum batteries but their still not built in battery packs like sonys dualshock. and your still getting the better deal with the ps4 becuz once you pay your online fee you get driveclub for free plus a free game every month so your actually getting more for what you payed for
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WalterWJR  +   368d ago
What are you on about? They don't provide batteries so if anyone is ditching nickel for lithium it's the consumer.
cliffyboy21  +   368d ago
yes they do sonys controller came with built in lithium batteries. the 360 had battery packs which they claimed were lithium but they were actually nickel. that why battery packs were always burning out or exploding. thats why they switched to lithium. sony makes their own batteries for their products microsoft doesnt
Sayai jin  +   368d ago
Cliffy I am glad you will like you purchase and thats your opinion. It's subjective. I will be getting 2 PS4's and 2 XB1's at luanch...Drive Club is not a plus for me, because I do not like driving games...personal preference...and the same goes for Killer Instinct. I like the N64 one back in the days though.
horndog  +   368d ago
It was only a matter of time. The steeper price comes at a cause but at least they're selling
cliffyboy21  +   368d ago
and what do you get with the xbox one or what will you have to purchase what good deals are you getting on xbox one compared to ps4 deals?
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horndog  +   368d ago
I get the games I want to play, the games that I prefer over the ps4. Not to mention the extra features that haters bash it for. That's where I'll put my money.
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cliffyboy21  +   368d ago
ok and what good games have they shown besides titanfall something i dont care for.
Death  +   368d ago
I pre-ordered Forza. Isn't this a little subjective? What PS4 launch games do I really care for? Just because you or I do not care for a game or entire line up doesn't mean others feel the same way. I am sure there are enough games close to launch to make fans of either system happy.
True_Samurai  +   368d ago
^^ Killer Instinct , Forza 5, Ryse: Son Of Rome (confirmed that the gameplay was sped up in the demo so you have to earn the qte finisher), and Dead Rising 3
Sayai jin  +   368d ago
@cliffyboy21 - your comment is not making sense...sorry, but you ask someone what they like and what they are getting for their money and then when they sau what they are getting...you reply that is not something you care for...that does not make sense. You ask somebody what deal they are getting then disagreeing becuase you don't like it.

I provided my cost of both consoles (which I will be getting x 2 above...

"For my XB1 I will be paying $499 for the console, $59 for an extra controller, I will be using the kinect for voice or just by and adapter which is priced at $19, $59 a piece for 3 launch titles, and I already have XBL through next year so no charge...totals $735 to $754. For my PS4 I will be paying $399 for the console, $59 for a controller, $59 for 3 launch titles, and $50 for PS+, I just have the regular PSN now, but will be upgrading to play multiplayer on PS4 and I may get the PS Eye for $59...totaling $685 to $744. So this difference is negligible to me."
cliffyboy21  +   367d ago
well your buying an extra controller not me! so minus 64 dollars on my purchase and like i said with the new ps4 online purchase your getting more for what you paid for and sony showed more exclusive titles then the xbox 1. and the kinect is mandatory for your console and suppose it breaks no kinect no play. and from what we seen from both micros and sonys e3 conference it is safe to say that sony won this years e3. you see how microsoft had to change their strategy becuz of the used game fees which i already new they were gonna change after seeing that
ape007  +   367d ago
dude the games are equal , both systems have great exclusive, controllers both are great, multiplats are equal but xbox one has better online features and all in one box, therefor xbox one is a more complete system
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XabiDaChosenOne  +   368d ago
I would hope so, not alot of Xbox one consoles in stock to pre order in the first place when compared to the amount available to preorder for the PS4.
FrigidDARKNESS  +   368d ago
Awesome neows to hear.
1lawrence  +   368d ago
Damn those 10 preorders sold out quick doesn't mean much how many preorders we're available vs competition is the real question
horndog  +   368d ago
^^^^@ cliffy

If you don't care don't ask. You ever hear me ask about ps4 games? No, never because I couldn't care less for its exclusives so I don't ask.
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shuuwai  +   368d ago
Bestbuy in Canada is still up.

http://www.bestbuy.ca/en-CA...

Futureshop in Canada is still up.

http://www.futureshop.ca/en...

Canadian are not easily suckers? heh
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Chevalier  +   368d ago
Yeah for my store we are actually soldout of xbox one at 30 units and ps4 still open at 199 preorders, so telling customers we are sold out sounds great yet isn't. Also selling out of xbox one took a extremely long time considering we at one point sold 48 ps4 in a day and a half and only reached 30 xbox one last week.

Also yeah Canada had 3 to 1 in favour of ps4 for EB/ Gamestop Canada company wide for overall sales.
Death  +   368d ago
I worked enough launches to know that having 200 systems at launch isn't realistic. Maybe Canada is different...
PFFT  +   368d ago
Seriously 200 DAMN! Sounds too me like Sony is desperate. How many are reserved 20 or 30?
Chevalier  +   367d ago
@Death and Pfft, no Sony isn't desperate far from it, 200 isn't "realistic" as you would put it those are the actual number of people with money down and preordered, we didn't have a limit and people have been ordering them regularly. I can tell you our company presells 3 ps4 for every xbox one in Canada at EB/Gamestop my store is almost 7-1. At one point it was 165-22, in the time we presold our last 8 xbox ones we presold 35 ps4's.
No_Limit  +   368d ago
@shuuwai

Wow, desperate much? So are you going to call and search for every stores and post links of those those that aren't sold out of Xbox1 now?

The distance some people will go to downgrade success. LOL
demobot  +   367d ago
Another fanboy. You sir can go kill yourself.
shuuwai  +   367d ago
just pointing out it's NOT sold OUT at bestbuy, FYI.
edonus  +   368d ago
Of course the ONE will sell out. MS has a very large and strong consumer base as well. Sonys is bigger but MS is no slouch. Both of the consoles will sell out.
The biggest thing for these companies is how many they can produce. I may try to buy two of each one and make some money on EBay. It's going to be around the holiday season too. I wish I had enough money to buy 10 of them.
Sayai jin  +   368d ago
I have preordered now 5 each (XB1 and PS4) I will be keeoing 2 each and selling the others on eBay.

People think it's risky, but it's not. Supply and demand..if some consumer wants to pay a more for a console then bam. I brought 20 Wii U's and sold one for $100 profit. I just returned the other 17 (I kept two for my household) back to the store I did not lose any money. Good luck!
defyenz  +   368d ago
at least it's an all in one. instead of the george foreman bbq grill look alike ps3!lol
B1uBurneR  +   368d ago
I don't get why people are suprised that they sold out. its A NEXT GEN Console with its own fanbase.

PS3 had a terrible start but it still sold out.. why because it was a NEXT GEN console with its own fanbase.

If you're not purchasing it then why bother bash it that it sold out its not your money.

besides Its Does (did) DMR is more believable than it does 4D.
PimpDaddy  +   368d ago
Don't you ever use logic on this website again Blu!!!
ajax17  +   368d ago
I guess these people really helped at best buy.. lol
http://www.cinemablend.com/...
lawgone  +   368d ago
With a wall of Sony TV's, Blu Rays, DVD's and computers behind him. What's your point?
Jag-T1000  +   368d ago
I preordered it as soon as I heard they had dropped their used games and online restrictions.
Jakens  +   368d ago
End of story? Right? Good to go now? J/K, Happy gaming.
KewlDewd13  +   368d ago
"Can't we all just get along?"
dcj0524  +   368d ago
Ps4 has several free to play games so $400 gets you 4-5 games without ps+. Just saying.
Gamers_United  +   368d ago
Keep in mind you have to keep with the Subscription otherwise you can't access them

It was good while it lasted and the price will get more expensive down the track
Hicken  +   368d ago
You don't pay attention. He's talking about the f2p games. DC Universe, Planetside, etc. You don't need Plus for those at all.

If Plus goes up in price, what do you think will happen to XBL, which is already more expensive, despite not offering the same level of value? Hell, it went up and didn't add a damn thing.
B1uBurneR  +   368d ago
@Dcj.. I'm so glad no one asked you..
Gamers_United  +   368d ago
I had pre-ordered PS4 but I cancelled my order much prefer Xbox One has got more better games and sick and tired of playing the same killzone over and over again Meh to the other titles

I use to have PS3 so not I am not trolling .....
mopground  +   368d ago
do you never think from the other perspective?
tarbis  +   367d ago
It's a trolling account. Bring it down.
lgn15  +   368d ago
Getting the One because as a competitive street fighter player I must try out Killer Instincts it looks soo coool. Plus I can't abandon my car club in Forza 4 and Horizon that will be going over to Forza 5. Plus my achievements, friends, subscription, ect.

Also I have a reflective T.V. where moving it is not an option (it's so big it can't move up or down already spans the height of my floor to ceiling) so the PS4 controller glare from the light would annoy me so hard.
christocolus  +   368d ago
totally agree, getting one too.
"Getting the One because" Im a stupid fvcking fanboy. Who wants to be DRM'ed up the a$$
christocolus  +   368d ago
great
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christocolus  +   368d ago
Good news for ms. definetly good news . now my ps4 and xbox one just keep getting better and i hope the rumors of the increased ram amd gpu speed are true.

http://gamrconnect.vgchartz...

https://xboxuncut.squarespa...
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demobot  +   367d ago
All fanboys need to go kill themselves.
kenshiro100  +   367d ago
Some of you are crazy, lol.

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