Microsoft held a grand launch event for the Xbox One X two days ago. It has received great reviews from all around, including one from our own Rich Woods. But, the one question that everyone had been asking was whether or not it'd sell enough units given its expensive price tag. While it is too early to call it, the initial word of mouth and Microsoft's heavy marketing may have worked wonders for the console's early day sales. GameStop, a popular game retailer in the US, has reportedly sold almost all of its initial Xbox One X stock.
The retailer's SVP of merchandising Bob Puzon confirmed the news:
"Sales of the new Xbox One X have been incredible! We have sold through most of our initial allotment in just one day. We are already working with Microsoft to get our hands on more of the world's most powerful video game console!"
However, this still leaves a lot of questions in the air, such as how many units were in the initial allotment to begin with. Given its $500 price tag and Phil Spencer's admission that the console is "not for everyone", one would assume that the stock was on the lower side. It is still too early to come to a conclusion but, one thing is clear: there is a strong demand for the "world's most powerful console" for the audience it's targeting.