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Exclusive: Xbox One X outsells PS4 Pro in week one sales says GfK

GfK has gone on the record to MCV to report on the success of the Xbox One X’s week one sales in the UK. Dorian Bloch, business group director, at the market research company, told MCV exclusively that Xbox One X unit sales last week amounted to the 10th best …

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IHS increases Xbox One X sales forecast – but does not expect a momentum shift

Analyst HIS Markit has increased its projected launch sales for the Xbox One X, which arrives worldwide today. Having previously predicted 2017 sales of 500k units, the company now reckons Microsoft could sell as many as 900k Xbox One X’s by the end of the year. “Feedback on pre-order volume …

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Argos trials first Minute-Past-Midnight delivery for Xbox One X

Argos has announced a UK-first Fast Track delivery trial that guarantees its customers will be the first in the country to receive Microsoft’s Xbox One X. The ambitiously-named Minute-Past-Minute delivery option will be trialled across London Zones 1-5 and promises that customers will receive the console on their doorstep just …

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Xbox One X’s Albert Penello impressed and ‘surprised’ by PS4 Pro

The Xbox One X is the most powerful console ever made, but coming a year after the PS4 Pro, we wondered if Microsoft was concerned about being seen as a bit late to the party. But Albert Penello, who leads marketing for Xbox consoles globally, told MCV that he was …

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Xbox One X stock a fraction of original Xbox One say some retailers

Updated with comment from Exertis at 13.54 on 3/10/17. Microsoft’s upcoming console is looking to be in extremely short supply, based on independent retailers that MCV has spoken with. One retailer told us that its allocation for the new console was just five units, way short of the hundred units …

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Xbox One X standard edition pre-orders are now live

Xbox One X pre-orders are back on, Microsoft has announced. After the limited edition Project Scorpio edition of the console became the platform holder’s fastest-selling Xbox pre-order in the company’s history over Gamescom, Microsoft has now re-opened pre-orders for the standard edition of its upcoming 4K powerhouse. The standard edition …

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Microsoft won’t confirm Xbox One X lifespan but talks up ‘not just backwards compatibility’

With the Xbox One X launch, two industry heavyweights will be competing with mid-gen hardware updates. However with the Xbox One X costing a hefty 450, a key question on consumer’s lips will be just what is the lifespan of the new device? We asked Albert Penello, the senior director …

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Samsung partners with Xbox One X for exclusive US marketing and retail deal

The US branch of Samsung is teaming up with Xbox for an exclusive marketing and retail partnership around the Xbox One X, the electronics manufacturer has announced. The deal will see Samsung’s flagship line of QLED TVs become the official 4K TV partner for the console, allowing gamers to experience …

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Microsoft officially stops production of original Xbox One

Microsoft has officially ceased production of the original Xbox One, leaving the Xbox One S and the Xbox One X as the only remaining consoles in its line-up currently being made. Speaking to Glixel,a Microsoft spokesperson confirmed: "We stopped manufacturing the original Xbox One when we introduced the Xbox One …

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Xbox One X is Microsoft’s fastest-selling Xbox pre-order

The Xbox One X has become the fastest selling Xbox pre-order in Microsoft’s history, according to the platform holder. Pre-orders opened on Sunday August 20th just before Gamescom, and the Project Scorpio launch edition of the console is already sold out in several territories, says Microsoft. Another round of pre-orders …

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