It's always nice to arrive into work on a Wednesday and receive some good news! Microsoft has just announced a release date for the Xbox One. On November 22nd, 2013 you will be able to get your hands on the new Xbox console in Canada, alongside 13 other territories including Australia, Austria, Brazil, France, Germany, Ireland, Italy, Mexico, New Zealand, Spain, UK, and USA. November 22nd is a special day for Xbox, being the anniversary of the launch of Xbox 360 back in 2005.
"We are humbled and gratified by the tremendous interest in Xbox One from game fans everywhere. We sold out of our pre-order supply faster than at any other time in our history and we are on path to have the biggest launch of an Xbox ever. We look forward to celebrating with millions and millions of gamers this holiday." said Yusuf Mehdi, Vice President of Marketing, Strategy and Business, Xbox.
Xbox is also stating that there are still a few Xbox One Day One consoles available for pre-order, so jump on that one fast if you haven't given in your credit card number yet.
On the tech side, Microsoft has increased the CPU of the Xbox One from 1.66GHZ to 1.75GHZ, which is about 10 percent better than stated before.
So we know the dates for both consoles! November 15th for PlayStation 4 and November 22nd for Xbox One. Which will you be picking up? One console? Both consoles? Let us know in the comments below!