The internet may have spent the majority of last week shouting loudly at Microsoft, but it seems that the view of the average consumer is far more positive.
Blockbuster has revealed that since its announcement last week the Xbox One has broken all previous pre-order launches in Blockbuster's 24-year history.
We are delighted by the huge number of pre orders that we have received so far for the new Microsoft console,” the retailer's head of games James Morton stated.
At Blockbuster, we have a fantastic array of adrenaline-fuelled console games for sale or rental. Our expert staff know gaming and they know consoles and these pre-orders are testament to our customers' trust in us as a leading gaming retailer.
With Sony releasing the PS4 in the near future, the next few months are going to be an exciting time for our staff and customers at Blockbuster and we can't wait to hear more details from both Sony and Microsoft at the E3 Expo next month.”