Microsoft has stockpiled a huge collection of custom rides to take the XBOX One on an international trip as a marketing blitz prior to the devices’ launch date. Referred to as the One Tour, this tour will give players the ability to test out the new XBOX One before its main launch.
The XBOX One Tour is scheduled visit 75 different cities consisting of Chicago, New York and Paris from October until the end of the year. The “Area One” vehicles visiting the U.S., Canada and Europe will enable hands-on gameplay of the XBOX One.
The XBOX One Tour is stopping off in Atlanta, Georgia and Newcastle, England, this weekend, yet the cost-free event is only open to players 18 and older. The XBOX One trucks have numerous launch titles offered to play, including “Killer Instinct,” “Dead Rising 3” and “Forza Motorsport 5.”.
Microsoft has improved on the previous-generation XBOX 360 by boosting the specs of the XBOX One, including an 8-core CPU, updated graphics chip, 8GB of RAM (DDR3), a 500GB hard disk and a blu-ray player. The current cost for the XBOX One is $499.00; however, if you want to win a free XBOX One, be sure to check out our contest!
While XBOX One players will not be able to play alongside their XBOX 360 equivalents, Microsoft hinted that it could supply interactivity with PC models of particular titles. Players who acquire XBOX 360 models of upcoming titles like “Call of Duty; Ghosts” will have the ability to upgrade to the XBOX One version for an upgrade charge of $10 at various merchants.
Microsoft will release the XBOX One on November 22 in thirteen different markets, consisting of the U.S., Canada, U.K., Italy, Mexico, Austria, Germany, France, Brazil, New Zealand and Spain. Microsoft postponed the XBOX One launch day in a couple of other nations where it originally had announced a November 22 release date. Microsoft remains fully commited to launching XBOX One in Belgium, Denmark, Finland, Netherlands, Norway, Russia, Sweden, Switzerland, as soon as feasible in 2014.
Microsoft has not announced a new release day for the XBOX One in afflicted markets, but is supplying those that already purchased the console a free game. The firm has been criticized for policy decisions following the XBOX One’s statement, including constraints on the sale of used games and a necessary internet check-in every 24 hours, which it has since been reversed.
One gamer made use of the opportunity to take some video of the XBOX One’s new dash panel.