It appears like some individuals who pre-ordered the Xbox Series X by Amazon could not get the console on launch day.
“We’re contacting you about your order of Xbox Collection X to let you understand prematurely that you could be not obtain this merchandise on the day it’s launched on account of excessive demand. We’re making each effort with the provider to obtain extra stock. We are going to present extra updates as soon as extra data turns into out there,” the e-mail reads.
It’s value noting that prospects who pre-ordered Sony’s upcoming PlayStation 5 from Amazon acquired the same electronic mail final week.
Amazon has despatched an electronic mail giving advance warning that Xbox Collection X preorders could not arrive on launch day on account of excessive demand
The e-mail is just like PS5’s (and comparable excessive demand gadgets previously). Can solely assume Amazon is masking themselves in case transport is delayed pic.twitter.com/XbFHkAvKqW
— Wario64 (@Wario64) September 25, 2020
On the time of writing, these impacted had been positioned within the U.S. It isn’t clear if Amazon Canada is sending comparable emails. If you happen to get one, hold forth down beneath.
The Amazon delay comes as the most recent frustration in a protracted and gruelling pre-order season. Individuals hoping to safe the most recent and best gadgets for the subsequent era of video video games have been met with blunder-filled pre-orders, low inventory and usually poor communication from retailers. Whether or not you went for the brand new PlayStation 5, Xbox Collection X or Nvidia’s highly effective new RTX 3000 sequence GPUs, the story was a lot the identical.
For now, it appears just like the pre-order chaos is completed for the brand new Xbox. Microsoft’s Xbox Twitter account says anybody who wasn’t profitable getting a pre-order ought to join updates from retailers and wait till November 10th when extra consoles must be out there.
Supply: The Verge