Major Nelson has this week announce that the Microsoft Xbox One team will be heading out on a tour of the United States and Canada to promote the new next generation Xbox One games console ahead of its launch later this year.
During the tour Major Nelson will be allowing Xbox One fans to play Forza 5 and Killer Instinct at the Massachusetts, Florida or Alberta Microsoft stores around a month ahead of launch. Check out a list after the jump.
The Microsoft Xbox One is powered by a customised AMD Jaguar 8 core processor and will also feature a graphics processor that is tailored for Direct X 11. graphics and comes with 32MB of high bandwidth embedded ESRAM.
The 8GB of RAM on the Xbox one is DDR3, and will be capable of supporting full HD video in 1080p and the new 4k video, it will also offer full 7.1 surround sound support.
The Microsoft Xbox One is priced at $499.99 in the US, £429.99 in the UK and 499.99 Euros throughout Europe and $599.99 AU in Australia.
“During the Microsoft Store Opening, members of the Xbox team and I will be there to watch you play some of the amazing Xbox One games launching with Xbox One this November 22. We’re giving YOU a sneak peek at what will be some of the great Xbox One titles including Forza 5 Motorsport and Killer Instinct. As an added bonus for Killer Instinct, you’ll have a chance to play on the classic arcade cabinet. In addition to the games and demos of the Xbox One controller, I’ll also have some giveaways during each event.”
– Burlington Mall, Burlington Mass Yes, Sept. 19 @ 11am Thur. Sept. 19, 7:30p – 9:00pm
– The Shops at Prudential Center, Boston MA Open Fri. Sep. 20, 7:30p-9:00pm
– Mall at Millennia, Orlando FL Oct. 22 @ 11am Wed. Oct. 23, 7:30p-9:00pm
– West Edmonton, Edmonton, Canada Oct. 26 @ 11am Sun. Oct 27, 7:30p-9:00pm
– Scottsdale Fashion Sq, AZ Open Fri. Dec. 6, 7:30p-9:00pm
For more information on the new Xbox One play sessions jump over to the Major Nelson website for details.
Source: Major Nelson
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