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Blockbuster UK will now honour Xbox One and PS4 pre-orders

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Blockbuster UK has announced that it's now able to honour Xbox One and PS4 pre-orders.

In late October the firm entered into administration for the second time this year, resulting in the cancellation of Xbox One and PS4 pre-orders. However, the company said today that Xbox One and PS4 units have now been put aside for its pre-order customers. Its full statement follows below.

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"We are pleased to announce that both Microsoft and Sony have set aside Xbox One and PlayStation 4 Day 1 consoles for Blockbuster customers who have valid pre-orders.

"To ensure Microsoft and Sony supply you with your console please complete the form at the following link by midnight on Thursday 7th November - http://survey.blockbuster.co.uk/s3/nextgen.

"Only Blockbuster customers with VALID pre-orders should complete this form. You will only receive the console you pre-ordered, including those who have ordered one of the exclusive 'Day One' edition Xbox One consoles. You will also have the opportunity to request a PlayStation 4: Killzone Shadowfall bundle.

"On submission of the form, Blockbuster will verify your pre-order and will pass your details on to Microsoft or Sony, who will contact you directly to arrange payment and fulfil of your order."

Microsoft has confirmed a Xbox One release date of November 22, 2013. The European PS4 release date is November 29.

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