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Xbox One Release Date is November.. 8th?


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It is still unconfirmed for now, but all indications point to a November 8th release date for the new Xbox One console. There are some marketing company images going around the internet showing November 8th as the release date. If its true, then the Xbox One will release a full week earlier than the PS4. After checking Xbox's official site, it appears that November is the confirmed month, but no exact date is mentioned.

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Sources: Kotaku | Microsoftstore.com



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I was waiting for this. They were waiting for Sony to announce their release date so they could try to one up them on the day. Now the pressing question: Is this why MS delayed consoles in all other markets just to allocate what they have to the North American Market? Are they banking that Sony will run out fast and they will still have a NA supply, or are they bulking up so they can make it all week without running out before PS4 comes out. Its a dangerous move if its the latter... If they run out and then PS4 comes out, People will likely give their money to Sony if they have to wait until after Christmas to get an X1... especially the Christmas shoppers buying for their kids.

 

Further more, If Xbox releases before PS4, I'm sure this will piss off everyone in the markets where it was delayed. Who knows how they will react to an American company discriminating against their markets to favor their own.

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I was talking to my brother about this possibility yesterday and he made a very valid point.. He thinks the Xbox One will sell out completely. Every available unit will sell. His reasoning is that because MS took off the region lock, everyone will buy the Xbox One and ebay the hell out of them to all those people in the delayed countries. As long as the people in those countries have the right power adapters, they can get an xbox one far earlier than whatever release date Microsoft has planned. And because there were plenty of countries in that delay list that speak english, I'd have to agree with him.. I think the Xbox will sell out. But its not going to go the way MS wants it.. the market will be deprived of Xbox Ones and the people profiting will be the ebay sellers marking up the price to whatever they can sell it for.

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I'm guessing they were going to have a supply issue, so to cover their asses they're delaying the release in other countries to make sure their supply doesn't run out. It happened when the PS3 came out.. nobody could buy one because they couldn't build them fast enough. If anything it caused more people to buy the Xbox 360.. that availability and lower price helped Xbox get an advantage over PS3. But now the tables are turned and MS is having more PR issues.

 

Localization issues could be plausible.. different countries with different languages and the Kinect's voice recognition probably needs some fine tuning.. but if thats the case, then it makes me think they were not ready to release the system altogether. Maybe if MS didn't make all those numerous changes since their first reveal, this wouldn't be an issue for them.

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