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GameStop Nearly Sells Through Its Xbox One X Supply In First 24 Hours

The US retailer almost sold a lot of Xbox One X consoles on the first day.

Retailer GameStop sold nearly all of its Xbox One X stock on launch day, November 7, the store has announced, according to The Wall Street Journal. As WSJ mentions, GameStop did not say how many units its sold, which is a critical detail.

Retailers don't want to be stuck with excess stock, so it's possible GameStop requested a conservative number of units, though we don't know for sure. Not having units to sell puts GameStop in an unfortunate situation in the short-term, but the company will surely receive more shipments. And in the meantime, it creates the feeling of scarcity, which could in turn create more interest in the new console.

As mentioned, GameStop's Xbox One X stock is not completely sold through. You can still order the $500 console through GameStop's website, though in-store availability may vary.

GameStop will report earnings next on Tuesday, November 27, at which time the retailer may discuss Xbox One X sales and more. We will report back with more details as they are announced.

GameSpot's Xbox One X review called it a "future-proof Xbox for 4K and HDR." Reviewer Jimmy Thang said, "While the Xbox One X is an expensive box, from a hardware standpoint, you're getting a very powerful and capable machine. You'll be hard pressed to build a comparably powerful PC for $500. On top of that, you get a 4K HDR Blu-ray player, which can cost several hundred dollars on its own."

https://www.gamespot.com/articles/gamestop-nearly-sells-through-its-xbox-one-x-suppl/1100-6454790/



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Wish they gave numbers but nonetheless it feels like a good launch. I only expected it to do ps4pro like numbers to begin with. Which was about 250k last November. I now believe around 350k... we will see though.



Halo MCC will sell 5+ million copies(including digital)

halo 5 will sell 10 million copies(including digital)

x1 will pass ps4 in USA, and UK.

Well with all the other reports of good sales this isn't unexpected. But numbers would be good.



duduspace11 "Well, since we are estimating costs, Pokemon Red/Blue did cost Nintendo about $50m to make back in 1996"

http://gamrconnect.vgchartz.com/post.php?id=8808363

Mr Puggsly: "Hehe, I said good profit. You said big profit. Frankly, not losing money is what I meant by good. Don't get hung up on semantics"

http://gamrconnect.vgchartz.com/post.php?id=9008994

You can easily get one in Wal-Mart. I could have gotten one yesterday if I wanted to.



“Sold out” is such a vague term. I’m sure GameStop received a decent number of units, but this still tells me there wasn’t a huge number sold.



0331 Happiness is a belt-fed weapon

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That doesn't sound good, a console not selling out at launch :(



hudsoniscool said:
Wish they gave numbers but nonetheless it feels like a good launch. I only expected it to do ps4pro like numbers to begin with. Which was about 250k last November. I now believe around 350k... we will see though.

If you gave that estimate over on N4G you'd be attacked. Member over there making ridiculous claims that it sold over 1 million day one and will 4-5 million by the end of December lol. 



Congrats to Microsoft.



So how many did they have?



FIT_Gamer said:
hudsoniscool said:
Wish they gave numbers but nonetheless it feels like a good launch. I only expected it to do ps4pro like numbers to begin with. Which was about 250k last November. I now believe around 350k... we will see though.

If you gave that estimate over on N4G you'd be attacked. Member over there making ridiculous claims that it sold over 1 million day one and will 4-5 million by the end of December lol. 

😂. I think if it does even 1.5 million this year ms will be jumping up n down with joy. Those numbers r just stupid high.



Halo MCC will sell 5+ million copies(including digital)

halo 5 will sell 10 million copies(including digital)

x1 will pass ps4 in USA, and UK.