Xbox One World Tour To Begin October 1st

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Microsoft’s Xbox team is hitting the road with the Xbox One giving user the opportunity to experience their new gaming system. Starting October 1st through the end of 2013 the Xbox team will have gone through 75 different cities worldwide, they’ve dubbed their world tour “The Area One” tour .

Xbox press release:

“Area One” will bring a large traveling tour to many markets around the world, including Philadelphia, Toronto, Chicago, Atlanta, Dallas, Phoenix, San Francisco, Los Angeles, London, Vienna, Paris and Berlin. Xbox fans will be among the first to get their hands on the upcoming blockbuster games coming to Xbox One, including hotly anticipated titles like “Forza Motorsport 5,” “Ryse: Son of Rome,” “Killer Instinct,” “Dead Rising 3,” “Crimson Dragon,” “Max: Curse of the Brotherhood,” “LocoCycle” and more.*

“Area One” will provide a fun opportunity for large groups of people to try the latest games, learn about Xbox One, and enjoy some gameplay with their friends. While attendance is free of charge, space will be limited. So, if you’re 18 years and older, make sure you and your friends get to Area One early – we don’t want to miss you! For more information on the Area One Tour, go to OneTour.

Area One Tour Dates

  • Philadelphia: 10.3–10.6
  • Paris: 10.10–10.13
  • Toronto: 10.10–10.13
  • Chicago: 10.17–10.20
  • Vienna: 10.17–10.20
  • Atlanta: 10.24–10.27
  • Dallas: 10.31–11.3
  • Berlin: 10.31–11.3
  • Phoenix: 11.7–11.10
  • San Francisco: 11.14–11.17
  • Dublin: 11.14–11.17
  • Los Angeles: 11.21
  • London: 11.21–11.24

Xbox One will also be taking to the streets to give fans a unique opportunity to try out the Xbox One with “Test Drive.”  Across the U.S., Canada, UK, Germany and France, Xbox will cruise the country in custom “Test Drive” vehicles, appearing at festivals, university campuses, retail centers and more in search of gamers ready to take the new generation of entertainment for a spin.

The Xbox team will visit over 175 “Test Drive” locations including Boston, Chicago, Arlington, Glendale, Green Bay, Tampa, Minneapolis, Miami, Seattle, Phoenix, Nashville, Denver, Toronto, as well as cities in France, Germany, and England, and many more. For more information on “Test Drive,” go to

Fans in France, Italy and Spain will also be able to get their hands on the Xbox One line-up at the Xbox booths at Milan Games Week (Oct. 25 – 27), Paris Games Week (Oct. 30 – Nov. 3), and Madrid Games Week (Nov. 7 – 10).

Well, for you Xbox gamers in those cities and areas this should be a fun event. We may even try and stop by the Chicago event to see what all the fuss is about. 😉


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