Microsoft (MSFT) to Launch Xbox Series X and Series S

Microsoft Corporation (MSFT) will unveil what it calls "the next generation of gaming" when it launches the Xbox Series X and Xbox Series S. The announcement will come via a global livestream event that can be joined through YouTube, Twitch, or Facebook Gaming starting at 11 a.m. Pacific Time, 2 p.m. Eastern Time, on Tuesday, Nov. 10.

  • Microsoft will unveil a new generation of Xbox games on Nov. 10, 2020.
  • This will occur during a global livestream event on that date.
  • Local events in various countries also will be part of the launch.
  • Participants can register in advance for the chance to win various prizes.

During the global event, participants will get a closer look at the next generation of Xbox games, see the designers talk about their work, and get the opportunity to play along with them. Among the next-generation games to be featured during the event will be Gears Tactics, Gears 5, Destiny 2, Forza Horizon 4, Watch Dogs: Legion, Tetris Effect Connected, Assassin's Creed Valhalla, Yakuza: Like a Dragon, The Falconeer, Grounded, The Medium, Dirt5, Halo MCC, Bright Memory, and Scarlet Nexus.

Local Events

In addition to the global livestream kickoff, there will be local events in various countries around the world, including New Zealand, France, Germany, Sweden, the United Kingdom, Brazil, Mexico, Canada, and the United States.

Xbox Gear and Prizes

The event will include a first look at the new Xbox Gear Launch Collection, accompanied by limited-time discounts and free gear drops. Among the non-Microsoft brands that will be highlighted as partners will be Taco Bell, Monster Energy Drink, Samsung, and Foot Locker. Also, those who attend the virtual Xbox FanFest can register in advance for the chance to win a custom Xbox Series X Fridge, an Xbox Series X, or an Xbox Series S.

Partnership With Make-A-Wish International

Microsoft is bringing back #GiveWithXbox during the global event livestream. Those who give to Make-A-Wish International through the event donation page while the event is in progress will be entered in a drawing to win a Game Pass Ultimate three-month subscription or one of three HyperX Cloud Alpha headsets. 

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