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Xbox 360 Launch Hindsight

Filed under: Xbox 360
Posted by Jeremy on February 21, 2006 10:44 AM
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Next Generation has a good interview with Microsoft Game Studios GM, Shane Kim, regarding the launch of the Xbox 360 and some vague information on Halo 3. Although some of this may be categorized as "too much information" for the casual gamer, what I found to be interesting was the talk of the Xbox 360 shortages and perhaps an end to the shortages, "I'm pretty confident we'll catch up with demand in the next few weeks and we'll be able to supply all the demand." I called around to our local video game stores...

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...EB Games, Gamestop, Target, Fred Meyer, Walmart and Kmart and nobody has an Xbox 360 available. Both EB Games and Gamestop are still trying to fill pre-orders and the other stores said that they have yet to "receive their shipments". When I asked Gamestop if they had been getting a good amount of systems on a regular basis the clerk stated, "we get a few here and there."

I'll update this story in a few weeks to see if some huge supply of 360s will magically appear making them available, as Mr. Kim states.






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