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Major Nelson Shows The 1st Pallet of Xbox One's Ready for Shipment

Examiner: "With the announcement of the Xbox One's release date comes confirmation that the console has begun to be shipped to retailers." (Xbox One)

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slimeybrainboy  +   886d ago
Whaaat? Isnt this abit premature? I have no idea how these things work but I would thought they would have given retailers units in like October at the earliest?
UltimateMaster  +   886d ago
Didn't I just read another article saying they were starting production, like just a few minutes ago?

Oh wait, Major Nelson just posted that it was getting ready and was in production.

N4G, you're confusing me....
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Wikkid666  +   886d ago
They have been in production for a while... the articles just state "full production" which means they are making the maximum amount possible.

They are just shipping to the retail warehouses... not the stores.
guitarded77  +   886d ago
If it's true, we can expect leaks soon. Once they hit public space, someone always slips one out. But aren't they useless without the day one patch? May not matter anyway then.
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Bigpappy  +   886d ago
The first batch will be for kiosk and so forth. Then they will ship mine.
pandehz  +   886d ago
According to GAME nov 22 is release date
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bigfish  +   886d ago
these units are ready for shipment and will be released later. it will be held in the pallet until the all clear is given about a month before.
LordDhampire  +   886d ago
to up the clock speed all you have to do is a software update, and both consoles will have patches to download at launch so you won't even notice it, they have been in actual production for a while
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Boody-Bandit  +   886d ago
Quoting Bigpappy
"The first batch will be for kiosk and so forth. Then they will ship mine."

^This made me literally bust out laughing. That was great.

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maniak1937  +   886d ago
you guys are silly. These boxes are packed only with the power brick.
Ritsujun  +   885d ago
Dat Mehjurr Pelsuhn.
wastedcells  +   885d ago
They make things fast in china
n4rc  +   886d ago
Walmart, best buy and amazon distribution centers will receive them as early as possible.. They have a large supply chain
vigilante_man  +   886d ago
This has got to be good news for all XB1 & PS4 pre-orders as the party is now in full swing.

Lets hope we all get our new next gen consoles as error free as possible. Can't wait for that next gen magic to start.

The 360/PS3 will look a bit dated after a few months with these babies!
TheBurger29  +   886d ago
just got my pre order in at walmart the other day haha just in time
hakis86  +   885d ago
Don't know why Major Nelson is "bragging" on Twitter about this, when they had to limit themselves to 13 countries.
CerebralAssassin  +   886d ago
Major retailers have a warehouse. They are probably being sent there in waves. Then the warehouse will distribute them as they see fit.
Vip3r  +   886d ago
Not really. Think about it. They will need 100,000s if not 1,000,000s for launch and instead of keeping them in the one depot it would be better just to ship them to the retailers for them to keep until release.
JokesOnYou  +   886d ago
Exactly I dont think people fully grasp what it takes to ship 1-2mil consoles to just a thousand retailers all over the country, not to mention a million more in just a couple months to all the other foreign countries. . You got to start as soon as possible day and night to make sure stock is there by Nov 22nd.
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Cueil  +   886d ago
4k per truck
Blachek  +   885d ago
As somebody who in the past worked in a Distribution Center I can vouch for the tremendous amount of logistics and planning that goes into putting these units where they need to be at launch.

I remember working at Target and ripping open Pallets of 360's & PS3's so they could then be repacked separately into store specific boxes. Lead time for Distribution Centers alone is probably 1-2 weeks from Purchase Order > Shipping > Inbound > Processing > Staging > Picking > Packing > Outbound and that doesn't include the process of putting it on a store shelf for launch.
StoutBEER  +   886d ago
Whoo! I... need to pre order mine. I didn't pre order GTA V til 3 days ago. God i fuckin procrastinate at everything!
InTheZoneAC  +   886d ago
gamestop had the 360's a month before they were released.

ps3's...those were pretty much last second arrivals.
Gozer  +   886d ago
No Ps3 was readily available at launch. Im glad I didnt pay 600 bones for the ps3. Those people needed a sony stick stuck up their ass. Ps3 wasnt worth 600 bucks.
_FantasmA_  +   885d ago
You're right....PS3 was worth more than $600. Everything in the box expept for the charging cable. Brand new technology in the Cell and Blu Ray, true wireless controllers, web browser, upgradable hard drive, a PS2 inside, etc. Man I want a launch PS3. If I had known then what I know now about Sony's support for the PS3, I would have gladly payed the $600. Its a steal and worth every cent.
strifeblade  +   886d ago
What! XBOX NO FCC approval- HOW IS POSSIBLE? WHY NO sony get production0 they HALVE FCC. Me so stupid.
Majin-vegeta  +   886d ago
Apparently you are...xD
RegorL  +   885d ago
External pre-approved power brick helps, results in a lot less testing.
awi5951  +   886d ago
They need to make millions that takes alot of time.It takes my company all year to make 2 million of a electronic product allot simpler than the xbox. So i say they are starting too late.
DiRtY  +   885d ago
Because your company has the same resources and distributors like Microsoft...
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awi5951  +   885d ago

Yeah we make electrical components and circuit boards for Honda,Toyota,subaru, acura , and other car companies. WE have plants across the world Us,china,japan, costa rica, India and several other countries i cant think of now.
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Rageanitus  +   886d ago
Not at all. Transportation is costs ALOT of money, and shipping at slower pace when technically it is not a RUSH is very cost effective and safety of the cargo.

The 2nd phase is the distribute to the distributers and from there it takes time also.

I've worked in the clothing industry, and much of the clothing is produced and shipped well in advance of the next season. Reason is to have inventory for forcasted demand.
Eddie20101  +   886d ago
Major nelson posting this just seems stupid and desperate. The Xbox fans eat this S@#$ up.

And if Sony does this I will say the same thing.
Syntax-Error  +   885d ago
Desperate? You're the only one hear desperate here. Looking for Sony fan support over that stupid ass comment. He's posting a pick showing that consoles are ready for shipping, so how does that make it DESPERATE? What has shown Sony you? This was posted on twitter you moron not an official XBOX page. Get a damn life
Eddie20101  +   885d ago
Get panties in a wad much?

Wouldn't any less from an Xbot.
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_FantasmA_  +   885d ago
Yeah they have to point things out to make it seem like things are okay. They should just take the high road and keep their mouths and put their money where their mouth is. Instead they open their mouths and confirm their foolishness. Sony has been mostly silent. They are in cruise control. M$ is on damage control.
3-4-5  +   886d ago

You know how long it takes to make Millions of consoles.

I would assume Sony is around the same step in the process as well.
trancefreak  +   886d ago
I have a question. Are these units speaking generally of the xbox and ps4; are they being made in different countries? Or are the parts being sent to a fabrication shop in single or multiple countries for logistical reasons.

I know a lot of electronics are made in Taiwan, Japan Thailand, Mexico and China < unsure about consoles there and etc.
Syntax-Error  +   885d ago
Are you really that illiterate or really that absent minded? Do you know who major Nelson is and what this article was about? WHY THE HELL WOULD THIS BE A PALLET OF PS4's? The console is done and has been certified by the FCC since August before PS4 was. Those are units ready for shipping. How old are you?
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moparful99  +   885d ago
Playstations and Xbox's are manufactured in China and come over on large cargo ships.
trancefreak  +   885d ago
Thanks moparful99 for the decent feed back.

For the other clown @Syntax you better check your mouth chump. You Obviously can't read and understand that, I said "in Generally speaking about the 2 consoles manufacturing process" and how it is produced out.

If you blatantly think I don't understand this is an Xbox article with Major Nelson sitting in front of a roll pallets of Xbox ones you are damn idiot.

Like I said "generally speaking" about "production of consoles" please tell me you understand the Words Generally and Production.

Next time choose you words wisely when you think your cool when trying to smack talk a guy with a legit question. It only makes you look like a fool. BTW yeah; I straight took a bubble as well from you.

So Slow down while reading since your comprehension skills appear very lacking.

I for 1 know who Major Nelson is; 2: I know what company he represents and what console he caters to and what consoles are in those boxes.

So if you don't have the ability to properly and respectively answer my question don't not reply to me with your nonesense.
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moparful99  +   884d ago
@trance No problem, a lot of consumers are unaware that the Xbox's are manufactured in China despite Microsoft being a major US corporation. But it's far cheaper to make production facilities and pay for the labor to manufacture in China then ship them over on a cargo ship..
keyz1579  +   885d ago
These are probably going to be the store display demo models to give people hands on time with the console similarly to how they did with the 360
Cueil  +   885d ago
no the boxes are labeled retail
Syntax-Error  +   885d ago
Shipping to stores would be suicide. Do you know how many immature GameStop managers there are out there. Talk about major leaks
Cueil  +   885d ago
leak? You can't play the system until MS updates it
Gamer1982  +   885d ago
No way near premature when your shipping millions you need to start now if you didn't you wouldnt make demand. I would like them to send IGN one along with Sony so we can get some real game footage toher than dev kit footage.
tigertom53  +   886d ago
maybe we can demo the console in October.
gaelic_laoch  +   886d ago
M$ might be able to rig up a few PC's with xbone controllers in a few stores I reckon!
iamnsuperman  +   886d ago | Well said
That has never happened before. Just stop

edit: I got disagrees for this. Why? No shop has ever had a PC running pretending to be a console. They have consoles playing as they get given them. I am not being sarcastic. I am being serious
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gamewizard99  +   886d ago
immature comment but it gave me a laugh.
gaelic_laoch  +   886d ago
@ iamnsuperman

pandehz  +   886d ago
Umm lol im not supporting any console as I play on pc but Sony did the same in E3 LAWLZ
Clarence  +   886d ago
That's funny!
otherZinc  +   886d ago

Yes, I hope I can play demo boxes in the stores, I'd play everyday on my way home for work.
TheFallenAngel  +   886d ago
I work at a Walmart distribution center. I hope to unload a ps4 or xbox one truck.
Mario18  +   886d ago
Hmm, if you just happen to open one. Give me a call I want to steal it OPPS I mean see it
YNWA96  +   886d ago
Fallen, give me a call, will help you....
tigertom53  +   886d ago
they be shipped to a undisclosed location in a large warehouse and then be shipped to store or DC few weeks before release date. I remember when they did this for xbox360.
Ketzicorn  +   886d ago
So what happens if a few "fall off" the truck?
TheFallenAngel  +   886d ago
It doesn't work like that lol. The computer shows how many are in the truck. I have to put them in pallates and label them. In some were missing, I would have to tell someone or face very deep trouble.
cl1983  +   886d ago
Police get called and depending on how smart the crooks are they're arrested quickly
moparful99  +   885d ago
I'm thinking we pull a fast and the furious style truck hijack that is full of PS4's :0)
Quicktopick  +   886d ago
il help u unpack. contact me mkay?
Nocando  +   886d ago
And have one or two conveniently fall off the back of said truck?
corvusmd  +   886d ago
Maybe this means for retail demos???
Wikkid666  +   886d ago
No those units are for retail sale... says so right on the label on the boxes.
tigertom53  +   886d ago
xbox person will have a special unit and kiosk sent to the store
Deanc  +   886d ago
While ps4 is still not even in production lol... in before ps4 gets delayed.. ps has lost a whole lot of ground i the past weeks
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iamnsuperman  +   886d ago
It is in production. There was an article about here a week or so ago saying production is in full swing.
Mario18  +   886d ago
"ps has a whole lot of ground"? What does that even mean?
MeatyMuscle   886d ago | Spam
porkChop  +   886d ago
The PS4 has been in full production for a while. Nice try though. And the PS4 hasn't lost any ground as it's still miles ahead in both preorders and allocated units.
creatchee  +   886d ago
Preorders, yes. But we have no idea how many of each console will be available for sale at launch.
JessiePinkmanYo  +   886d ago
Bubble down for such an idiotic post, sincerely a fellow X1 fan.
StoutBEER  +   886d ago
Yea dude. Don't know what was going throught that kids mind.
XboxFun  +   886d ago
So this site got all worked up about some FCC report and it turns out the Xbox One will be on shelves before the PS4?

This is why I love just talking games and features, not FCC reports and hUMA.
iamnsuperman  +   886d ago
*depending on region (considering the FCC is American so not in that case)
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gaelic_laoch  +   886d ago
"Xbox One will be on shelves before the PS4?"

In a handful of countries in Europe maybe but the PS4 is first out of the gates in NA!
porkChop  +   886d ago
I hope you realize they literally just started mass production. They're sending them out as they're made, and they're going to retail warehouses not stores, so they're not going to be on shelves yet.
CocoWolfie  +   886d ago
why so soon? theyre just gonna sit there for over a few months D:
iamnsuperman  +   886d ago
I guess it has something to do with shipping size. These things will go by sea (not air) and if you have enough to fill a couple of containers all ready why not ship them. It probably wouldn't cost a significant amount and it also reduces the effect of the supply chain slowing down (for various reasons) at the last moment (which would be bad).
tigertom53  +   886d ago
trust me it not going to slow down supply chain, happens with every new item that has a release date...
Silver360  +   886d ago
Damn that's quick. Wonder how many xb1 to a skid
FragMnTagM  +   886d ago
looks like either 27 or 36. 27 if they are 3x3 and 3 layers high. 36 if they are 4 deep.
Cueil  +   886d ago
4 deep from the size and how it's stacked... 2 per box so around 4k per truck
Belking  +   886d ago
JuniorCE  +   886d ago
Too early...
Bundi  +   886d ago
But...the FCC... Dragon? Gribbs? Superman?
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gaelic_laoch  +   886d ago
I sincerely hope the xbone is fit for purpose this time and the console has not been too rushed!

We don't want little Timmy getting upset when his xbone takes out his entire family and neighborhood in a sub nuclear blast!
pandehz  +   886d ago
Im sensing a pattern here. Xbox article but....

Im onto you.....O.O
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robotgargoyle  +   886d ago
I'm hoping they learned from xbox360 hardware failures. With all the tweaks recently, gives the impression that they shoehorned in a little more horsepower, but have they've done extensive testing on the system with said improvements?

Hope it doesn't melt/catch fire. That'd be one expensive plastic puddle.
n4rc  +   885d ago
The fact that they have bumped the clock on both CPU and GPU stands to reason heat is a non issue..
whitesoxfalife1976  +   886d ago
Too damm funny lmmfao
Convas  +   886d ago
How could Timmy get upset if he's within range of the sub-nuclear blast? O.o
buynit  +   886d ago
Yea... Explain that...
Sevir  +   885d ago
Lol.... This made me laugh, but what could shield little Timmy from such a blast so he could be upset? Lol
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tigertom53  +   886d ago
MS had xbox 360 Kiosk in store late October, hoping for the same...
Foxgod  +   886d ago
MasterCornholio  +   886d ago
Heres a pic of the first case of XBOX One units.



BTW why are they trying so hard to convince people that its in production? Cant the public just take their word and be done with it?
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buynit  +   886d ago
Stupid bright ass sticker!

If you have to ask that you must be new to n4g..

Long story short everyone, well not everyone a certain bunch, thought xb1 was having production issues.. Something about the yield?!
MasterCornholio  +   885d ago
This is the main reason why i thought they had production issues with the console.

"Microsoft has recently lowered its Xbox One shipment forecast for 2013 from seven million units originally to 6.2 million due to poor yield rates of the device's camera module, optical disc drive (ODD) and related assembly, according to a Chinese-language Economic Daily News (EDN) report citing market watchers."

And we all know that the console is being made in China so i thought that the information was probably true.
Deadpoolio  +   886d ago
What is that like 1 console per box
Deadpoolio  +   886d ago
What is that like 1 console per box maybe 2
ylwzx3  +   886d ago
Looks like 2
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AndrewLB  +   885d ago
No. Not with the countless fanboys (you know who you are) who go from forum to forum to spread lies about the competitors product to make them feel better about their pathetic lives. It's as if they believe they're helping the company they worship so much, but every time their lies get exposed, it does the opposite. This applies to fanboys of both PS4 and Xbone, or any product out there.

I'm surprised I haven't heard about any of the worst offenders ever being sued for Slander/Libel considering how quite a few BS statements have taken off all over the internet and I have little doubt that pre-orders were affected.
Supermax  +   886d ago
Send me my dam consoles.
FrigidDARKNESS  +   886d ago
Awesome stuff.
True_Samurai  +   886d ago
Hope those are heading to Alabama :3
WeaseL  +   886d ago
13,000 a day for the next 78 days = 1,014,000 for launch
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MasterCornholio  +   886d ago
Not to offend anyone but thats the amount of preorders that Sony has for the PS4.



"United Kingdom managing director Fergal Gara says "we do not have a preorder problem," as pre-sales exceed 1 million units."

Oh wait is this just for the UK?

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WeaseL  +   886d ago
one of those is mine :)
AceBlazer13  +   886d ago
So anyone wanna plan a robbery?
whitesoxfalife1976  +   886d ago
Depends on you supposivly
whitesoxfalife1976  +   886d ago
Why does this reminds me of oceans 12..... Jus sayn if u can't figure it out hit me up I'll break it down but if u have seen the movie and have been following everything in these past few months then u shud caught on by now lol
whitesoxfalife1976  +   886d ago
I know I won't have it on launch day but I will have one by Xmas.
jjb1981  +   886d ago
Which of those 4 pallets was first? That's the question
4logpc  +   886d ago
I dont understand why people are confused.

they have to make probably close to 2-3 million Xbox ones, that's gonna take time.
christocolus  +   886d ago
mine is in there somewhere....
sovietsoldier  +   886d ago
someone tell him to ship mine its ok if its is early.
josephayal  +   886d ago
Gimme one! gimme!
BOLO  +   886d ago
XBOT: Xbox on!

XBO: I'm afraid I'm overheating Dave

XBOT: Xbox WTF?!

XBO: System failure...System shutdown...Goodbye Dave.
KYU2130  +   886d ago
funny as hell.. I love it!!!!
CoLD FiRE  +   886d ago
Ha ha ha ha...heh
TheBurger29  +   886d ago
thats funny considering the ps4 seems to have alot less vents than the xbox one
KYU2130  +   885d ago
have you seen the size comparison? the XB1 is the size of a 2008 cable box, while the PS4 is half that size.
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