Xbox One Consoles Accidentally Shipped Early

By Mike Sousa on November 11, 2013, 9:13AM EDT

Although the Xbox One's launch is still two weeks away, a few customers already managed to get their hands on the console. Naturally, some of these lucky customers who received their console early, such as Moonlightswami, started to post images, tweets, and videos of the Xbox One.

Due to a system's error, US retailer Target shipped around 150 consoles to customers that had pre-ordered the Xbox One. According to Target, this error happened due to the fact that the retailer failed to put a street date on the console, which lead distribution centers do ship the console early.

In response to this, Microsoft announced that these Xbox One users are temporarily banned from connecting to Xbox Live. "We're pleased to see the initial response to Xbox One has been so positive, but given we are still putting the finishing touches on our games, UI and online services, as well as confidential partner and media agreements, these consoles units will be restricted from connecting to Xbox Live until closer to our launch date," said Major Nelson.

The Xbox One is scheduled to release on the 22nd of November in 13 countries, arriving in the rest of the world in 2014.

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