Xbox One available on Amazon at 0500 PST 11/20 (GONE)

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#1 Edited by Mike (17346 posts) -
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#2 Edited by Milkman (18938 posts) -

Not falling for this shit again...

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#3 Posted by TechHits (1483 posts) -

@milkman said:

Not falling for this shit again...

cynical...

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#4 Posted by Blu3V3nom07 (4433 posts) -

@milkman: Why the sour milk?.

I already got one ordered, brotowski.

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#5 Posted by Milkman (18938 posts) -

@blu3v3nom07: @techhits: It wasn't a slight against the Xbox One. I was referring to when Amazon put up a bunch of PS4s at midnight last week, I caved and bought one when I had told myself for months that I didn't want one.

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#6 Edited by Blu3V3nom07 (4433 posts) -

@milkman: When you give a mouse a cookie.. :/

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#7 Posted by Demoskinos (17353 posts) -

So I've heard. I almost thought about getting in on this but man after listening to this bombcast that just dropped some things they are talking about are entirely turning me off. Really would like to play Forza 5 though.

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#8 Posted by kishinfoulux (3263 posts) -

Why in the world would they do it at those ungodly hours? I stay up til 6 a.m. (EST) normally, but at 8 a.m. is too much.

Regardless gonna try and wake up real quick and attempt to snag one. Does anyone know how quickly the PS4's sold out when they got put up? I want to know what kind of time frame I have.

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#9 Posted by l4wd0g (2371 posts) -

I set an alarm. I bet they'll restock before the the PS 4

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#10 Posted by Mike (17346 posts) -

Heads up, this is starting in 15 minutes. Get your refresh hotkey ready.

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#11 Posted by Flappy (2415 posts) -

I have no intentions of getting an Xbox, but I look forward to reading the reactions.

"I said I was gonna wait, but..."

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#12 Edited by CaLe (4757 posts) -

So how does this work? The Amazon UK store has a disclaimer on the Xbox One page saying that orders placed after a certain date are not guaranteed for release, with the implication that you will receive the order sooner if you pre-order earlier. If someone on Amazon US has a pre-order that was placed after the cut-off time for release-day delivery, they just have to cancel their order and try to get it on this? Why not give the extra consoles to the people who have already pre-ordered?

edit: I think I see now, Amazon US stopped people from being able to pre-order after they ran out of stock. Amazon UK still accepts pre-orders and just gives a warning saying you won't get the console for delivery if you ordered after X date.

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#13 Edited by kishinfoulux (3263 posts) -

YES. Managed to pull it off somehow!!! Was about to be super pissed because it took a few attempts. They probably got hammered. Even said "product no longer available", but luckily I tried again and it worked. Super stoked.

Thing is I was under the impression I'd be getting it on launch day. Right now it's estimated for the 26th (which isn't really that bad). Guess we'll see what happens.

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#14 Posted by Nasar7 (3210 posts) -

Kept trying and finally snagged mine. They must be getting hammered right now seriously.

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#15 Posted by Demoskinos (17353 posts) -

I tried to get one in my cart for funzies and holy shit they must have been getting hammered!

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#16 Posted by ArtisanBreads (8353 posts) -

Was this only up for like a minute? My buddy was trying to get one and it never worked for him.

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#17 Edited by AndrewB (7815 posts) -

I had a second console in my cart (before the obvious option for adding to cart even existed - for awhile, and maybe the whole time, the only way of doing so was to go to the "new and used" vendors list), but I'm not going to be that guy hawking consoles on ebay.

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#18 Posted by Corvak (1855 posts) -

@cale said:

So how does this work? The Amazon UK store has a disclaimer on the Xbox One page saying that orders placed after a certain date are not guaranteed for release, with the implication that you will receive the order sooner if you pre-order earlier. If someone on Amazon US has a pre-order that was placed after the cut-off time for release-day delivery, they just have to cancel their order and try to get it on this? Why not give the extra consoles to the people who have already pre-ordered?

edit: I think I see now, Amazon US stopped people from being able to pre-order after they ran out of stock. Amazon UK still accepts pre-orders and just gives a warning saying you won't get the console for delivery if you ordered after X date.

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One thing I like that canadian amazon did (maybe the others as well?) was create a new entry for the PS4 called the "New Year Edition" that makes it obvious that you're ordering an item that ships in January.

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#19 Posted by kishinfoulux (3263 posts) -

Was this only up for like a minute? My buddy was trying to get one and it never worked for him.

A few minutes yeah. Imagine thousands of people hammering "refresh". Thank god for one click shopping.

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#20 Posted by bybeach (5734 posts) -

I don't know now. I kind of admired Amazon when I saw for myself the PS4 launch system really available for 399.99. But now for curiosity's I wandered over to Xbox one at Amazon. Of course the Xbox deal is long over, but once again there is that same launch PS4 system for near 900.00 dollars now... and on the very same page as Xbox 1 (already seen it and it's $1000.00 plus bundle brothers).

I'm starting to feel a bit cynical, and standing on if I did not pre-order, then I did not pre-order. So be it. Hard not to feel a twitch, though.

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#21 Edited by ArtisanBreads (8353 posts) -

@kishinfoulux said:

@artisanbreads said:

Was this only up for like a minute? My buddy was trying to get one and it never worked for him.

A few minutes yeah. Imagine thousands of people hammering "refresh". Thank god for one click shopping.

Crazy. I'm sure people bitched at them when they just suddenly put the PS4 up so they went this way. PS4 was up for like a good hour or more.

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