GAME: Xbox One pre-orders 'very strong'

Xbox One
Xbox One

Microsoft has faced tons of backlash since unveiling its next-gen console, but despite the criticisms, UK retailer GAME has revealed that pre-orders for the Xbox One have been "very strong." No specific numbers were revealed, but the retailer did say they've seen "great activity both in store and online with very strong pre-order numbers."

"There are lot of gamers out there in the UK gaming community who can't wait to get their hands on the console," a GAME representative told

There's been a lot of speculation surrounding pre-order numbers for both the Xbox One and PlayStation 4 since both were shown off for a second time at E3 last week. With all of the mudslinging between both sides, everyone is eager to declare the next-gen winner; although, the battle has only just begun.

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