Xbox One Release Date Locked In
Microsoft’s next home console will launch globally November 22nd. The $499 next-gen successor to both the Xbox (1) and the Xbox 360 will invade 13 territories in late November including the United Kingdom, Canada, and the good ol’ U.S. of A.
Having been confirmed to have gone into mass production yesterday, the One’s CPU horsepower was also revealed to have been increased from 1.6 GHz to 1.75 GHz (a further upgrade to 1.21 gigawatts will be required in order to play games from the distant year of 2015).
The Xbox One’s late November launch date gives Sony’s own next-gen construct, the PlayStation 4, a week jump on Microsoft, their system already in place for the 15th. Seven days shouldn’t seriously impact your buying decision but I understand gamers can sometimes be – dare I say it? – impatient.
Either way, the Holiday slugfest is set and a new console war has been ignited. Will the Dualshock out-rumble the One’s gamepad? Will the Kinect’s cold gaze see farther than the Eye? Will Sony’s system out-ventilate Microsoft’s ventilati– I’m getting carried away. But I want to know; with both consoles’ release dates announced, which one might you be getting?