Microsoft have announced a release date for the Xbox One. The console will be launched on November 22nd in 13 markets around the world.

 

The markets that will receive the Xbox One at launch are: Australia, Austria, Brazil, Canada, France, Germany, Ireland, Italy, Mexico, New Zealand, Spain, UK, and USA. Microsoft say that “many more” markets will follow in 2014.

 

Additionally, Microsoft have confirmed that the Xbox One CPU has increased from 1.6GHZ to 1.75GHZ, which is roughly a 10 percent increase in CPU performance. This is in addition to a previously announced 6% increase in GPU performance.

 

Ishaan Sahdev
Ishaan specializes in game design/sales analysis. He's the former managing editor of Siliconera and a contributing writer at GamesIndustry.biz. He also used to moonlight as a professional manga editor. These days, his day job has nothing to do with games, but the two inform each other nonetheless.

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