Xbox One Release Date Announced & A GPU Upgrade

September 5, 2013

Finally, the Xbox One has a hammered down date of arrival, courtesy of Yusuf Medhi, Xbox marketing VP

The news came in a statement, where he announced the plans.

“The culmination of many years of listening to you, our fans, developing innovative technology, and partnering with the best game and entertainment partners in the industry has brought us to this point,” he said.

“There is still a lot more work to do, but the teams are making excellent progress and are focused on launch.”

The Xbox will be available in these 13 countries, on the 22nd November:

  • UK
  • US
  • Ireland
  • Canada
  • Germany
  • Spain
  • France
  • Italy
  • Austria
  • Brazil
  • Mexico
  • Australia
  • New Zealand.

The rest, will be out in ‘early 2014′ Microsoft confirmed.

The release date slaps it bang in the middle of the PS4 release date – 15th for US and 29th a week either side.

He also told us that the console has entered full production, and here’s a photo to prove it:

Will PS4′s release date being 1 week earlier be a huge advantage to Sony? What do you think?

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