The news that Xbox One fans have been waiting for came out on Wednesday from Microsoft. The announcement set for November 22nd, is set for one week after the Sony Playstation 4 release, and should make for an exciting month of November for game players everywhere.
The final announcement for the Xbox One release, ends an exciting week of news for the Xbox One. The updates surrounding the CPU upgrades and other news on the console, makes the console sound more exciting than ever. The news made fans order more units on pre-orders on sites across the Internet.
Same Date As Xbox 360 Ironically
With the date of November 22, 2013, the history book goes back to November 22, 2005 when the Xbox 360 was released. The eight year lapse between consoles gave Microsoft a number one status among console sales, and has led to Microsoft building a top tier entertainment unit for players around the globe.
Available in 13 Initial Launch Markets
The Xbox One will be announced in 13 different initial launch markets. Those include Australia, Austria, Brazil, Canada, France, Germany, Ireland, Italy, Mexico, New Zealand, Spain, UK, and USA. The delay of the 8 other countries has disappointed some, but is a planned launch by Microsoft to get enough units out, and to build a huge following.
Day One Units Sold Out
For those still wishing to order the Day One Xbox One consoles from Microsoft, it is probably too late. The company announced that all units from Microsoft have been sold out, but retail partners will be getting additional units come November. With the unit in full production, the Xbox One is set for a full fledged release on November 22nd, and will make for a wild November.
While Call of Duty: Ghosts, the headline title for the console to be released in November as well, the Xbox One should be a perfect companion piece. Between the Xbox One and the new Call of Duty game, gamers and entertainment fans should be lining up to purchase the console on November 22, and the $499 price tag isn’t scaring many from it. The excitement of the new console is becoming maddening, and Microsoft loves it.