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So I preorderd my PS4 via Best Buy online back on June 11th, the day preorders opened for both consoles. I wasn't sure at the time if I would still be in my current apartment so I just had it set to ship to my parents address.

Here it is 10 days away form launch and I know that I will in fact still be at my apartment. Therefore I just called Best Buy to see if I could get the shipping address changed. The first thing the guy told me was "Do you want to change it to in store pickup so you don't have to wait the extra days for shipping?" I instantly thought this was a bozo that had no idea what he was talking about. I mean it's the freaking PS4 we are talking about. So I grilled him a little more and eventually got some solid info. "You're local Best Buy is the one on Evans in Greenville, NC (huge college town and home of the ECU pirates) right?" I told him yes and then I heard a chuckle. "Yea they are getting 133 units and they are defiantly not sold out yet."

So first off the number really surprised me. I mean it's a a decent sized city but not that big of a city. I think this might be the first evidence that Sony is holding true to saying they were trying to have 10-15 million units on launch day.

Secondly this shows that PS4s obviously are NOT sold out everywhere. I was pretty sure that my local Best Buy was saying they sold out a month or two ago via word of mouth. Again this is not a huge city but not a small city either. For them to have supposedly so many PS4s left at a retailer like Best Buy says something. I guess Sony might have been increasing quotas over the months because they didn't want to originally open up too many preorders. So I would highly suggest currently checking with all your stores to see if they now have any launch day preorders opened.
Edited by Outlawed - 11/5/13 at 6:11pm
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Very interesting post.... =o)

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The store a work at has lots of copies too, Not all have been pre ordered yet.

don't plan on getting a ps4 until ff versus and kingdom hearts 3 comes out.
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That seems like a lot. I think I want a PS4, but I assume Best Buy will get 10 and there will be 50 people lined up 2 days before.
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