Xbox One Launching on November 22 in 13 Markets
The Xbox One has an official launch date. Microsoft has revealed that the Xbox One will go on sale Friday, November 22 in 13 launch markets – Australia, Austria, Brazil, Canada, France, Germany, Ireland, Italy, Mexico, New Zealand, Spain, UK and USA. The price will be $499 in the US, £429 in the UK and $599 in Australia.
The Microsoft Xbox One comes features an x64 8-core AMD Jaguar CPU, USB 3.0 ports, 500GB hard drive and 8GB DDR3 RAM. Connectivity-wise you’ve got 802.11n Wi-Fi with Wi-Fi Direct functionality for exchanging data between devices – specifically the new Xbox controller. It will also get a Blu-ray drive, which marks Microsoft’s first move to embrace the disc format created by Sony.
The PlayStation 4 is set to arrive on November 15 in North America, and November 29 in Europe and Latin America. Both consoles are primed to be the hot-ticket items for holiday shopping.