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XBox One Available November 22nd: CPU Performance Increases

Posted By: Matt McGloin
Wed, 09/04/2013 - 10:09

Microsoft has announced that their nex-gen console, the XBox One, will be available in 13 markets on Friday, November 22nd at a cost of $500 which also includes the new Kinect, headset, controller, HDMI cable, power supply, and Quick Start guide.

The XBox One will be available that day in Australia, Austria, Brazil, Canada, France, Germany, Ireland, Italy, Mexico, New Zealand, Spain, UK, and USA, with more to follow in 2014.

Microsoft also announced the XBox One CPU will be upgraded from 1.6GHZ to 1.75GHZ, roughly a 10 percent increase in CPU performance, which is on top of the already 6% increase they previously announced. 

In addition, XBox One will have over 40 improvements over the 360 including the Xbox One controller, online community, and the power of the cloud.

XBox One exclusives also include: "Halo," "Dead Rising 3," "Ryse: Son of Rome" and "Forza Motorsport 5"; new digital content from titles like "Call of Duty: Ghosts" and "Battlefield 4"coming to Xbox One first; and the "FIFA 14" Ultimate Team experience you won’t find anywhere else.

Related: Sony announced a November 15th release for the PS4.