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PS3 Pre-Orders Come and Go

Posted by: , 11:13 AEST, Wed October 11, 2006
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GameStop and EB Games started taking preorders for the very limited number of consoles they will have available at launch time
Launch quotas appeared to vary by store, but were generally in the 5-16 PS3 range. "Due to extremely limited supply, we expect to deplete this allocation very quickly, most likely in minutes," the company warned on its web site. They weren't kidding.

Our New York correspondent reported a swarm at the local GameStop. He ended up in fifth place, behind four college students and ahead of a guy who was going to be "late to work." His store had a total allocation of 13 units, according to one of the clerks there, and they were gone within an hour of the store opening for business. More...

Credit: ars technica


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