Xbox One Already Shipped To Some Customers

Microsoft confirmed today that "a very small number" of Xbox One consoles were shipped to their lucky owners nearly 2 weeks ahead of the console's November 22nd official launch date.

“Due to a retail partner’s system issue, a very small number of Xbox One consoles were shipped to consumers before the 11/22 street date,” explained Microsoft’s Larry Hyrb. “We’re pleased to see the initial response to Xbox One has been so positive, but given we are still putting the finishing touches on our games, UI and online services, as well as confidential partner and media agreements, these consoles units will be restricted from connecting to Xbox Live until closer to our launch date.”

A few hours ago, Youtube user MoonlightSwami posted a series of unboxing videos for the Xbox One he received from Target. Needless to say, the videos were removed from YouTube promptly. Another early Xbox One receiver tried to make a quick buck out of the opportunity by selling it on eBay for $9,995. However, he ended up cancelling the auction after discovering that the console would be largely useless without the day one patch.

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His Xbox is just disabled

His Xbox is just disabled until official release date, not perma banned, gotta keep in mind Microsoft didn't release the console to the guy this early, a third party shipper did. On the minute of official release his Xbox will be able to get back online. Unsure why they would have the update ready to be uploaded though already, I'm sure they're still changing little things here and there in the patch till launch. Either way the guy's lucky, he doesn't need to wait for delivery late in the afternoon on launch day, or stand in a long line, wish I was in his shoes hehe.
You voted 'no'.


You must be number one XboxFanboy in the world. Defending in every negative thing about Xbox and trying to badmouth Sony every change you get. Typical fanboy ****, nothing more. So while you maintain this Microsoft religious mentality, nobody will ever take your seriously fyi.

Yeah no ****.

No **** at all, but if you do happen to wanna talk about some ****, I bet you'd like an XBone shoved up your ***, which is about the best place I can think for it, in there with a bunch of other ****!

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