Xbox One's Release Date And Launch Titles Confirmed

By Mike Sousa on September 4, 2013, 10:24AM EST
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Microsoft finally confirmed today the Xbox One's release date, the console will be available on the 22nd of November. In addition, the list of games that will be available at launch was also revealed.

The thirteen countries that will receive the successor to the Xbox 360 this November are: Australia, Austria, Brazil, Canada, France, Germany, Ireland, Italy, Mexico, New Zealand, Spain, UK and, of course, the United States. This means that the Xbox One will be released one week after the PS4´s launch in the US, but a week before the PS4's launch in Europe.

Microsoft also took this opportunity to reveal the Xbox One's launch titles. All those that decide to buy Microsoft's console at launch, will have the following titles available to purchase:

  • Assassin's Creed 4: Black Flag
  • Battlefield 4
  • Call of Duty: Ghosts
  • Crimson Dragon
  • Dead Rising 3
  • FIFA 14
  • Fighter Within
  • Forza Motorsport 5
  • Just Dance 2014
  • Killer Instinct
  • LEGO Marvel Super Heroes
  • Lococycle
  • Madden NFL 25
  • NBA 2K14
  • NBA LIVE 14
  • Need for Speed: Rivals
  • Peggle 2
  • Powerstar Golf
  • Ryse: Son of Rome
  • Skylanders: Swap Force
  • Watch Dogs
  • Zoo Tycoon
  • Zumba Fitness: World Party

In addition, Microsoft also confirmed that it will continue to support the Xbox 360 over the next three years, revealing that at the moment there are over a hundred games in development for the console. Yusuf Mehdi, Xbox chief marketing and strategy officer, said "If you look at 360 that platform lasted for seven to eight years and it's going to go for another three years. It's incredibly profitable now in the tail. We're going to continue to invest in Xbox 360, and the two devices can work in concert. So it's not like the day we ship Xbox One your 360 won't work. We'll continue to support it."

The Xbox One will be released on the 22nd of November on 13 countries for $499.99, arriving in 2014 on the rest of the world.

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