Media Advisory - Xbox One Headquarters Opens in Toronto
Xbox fans can test drive the unparalleled all-in-one gaming and entertainment system before it's available to purchase in-store
TORONTO, Nov. 5, 2013 /CNW/ - Xbox continues to unlock the Xbox One experience for fans in the lead-up to the November 22nd launch: today, Xbox announced the opening of Xbox One Headquarters in Toronto, giving fans the opportunity to try the new console and some of the most eagerly anticipated launch titles before they are available to take home.
The two-floor, 5,000-square foot venue, located on Bloor Street, opens on Thursday, November 7 at 11:00 a.m. and will remain open until December 29, 2013. Fans visiting the first dedicated Xbox One storefront can try award-winning exclusive games, including Forza Motorsport 5, Ryse: Son of Rome, Killer Instinct and Dead Rising 3. Consumers can also play Kinect Sports Rival Preseason for the first time in Canada. Additional titles will be available to try after launch.
Fans can also expect living room-style game-play and the chance to win great prizes.
|Where:||11 Bloor St. W, Toronto, ON M4W 1A3|
|Hours:||Monday - Thursday: 11:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.|
|Friday & Saturday: 11:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.|
|Sunday: 12:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.|
For photo opportunities or to speak with a spokesperson from Xbox about the Xbox One Headquarters or the Xbox One launch, please contact Evan Bergstra at 416.955.4595
The Xbox One* retails for $499, which includes the console, an Xbox One controller, the Kinect sensor for Xbox One and Xbox One Chat Headset.
*Advanced TV hardware required. Games and media content sold separately. Initial set-up and some games and features require broadband Internet; ISP fees apply. Some features require Xbox Live Gold membership; additional fees and/or requirements.
Xbox is Microsoft's premier entertainment brand for the TV, phone, PC and tablet. In living rooms or on the go, Xbox is home to the best and broadest games, as well as one of the world's largest libraries of movies, TV, music, and sports. Your favourite games, TV and entertainment come to life in new ways through the power of Kinect, Xbox SmartGlass, and Xbox Live, the world's premier social entertainment network. More information about Xbox can be found online at www.xbox.ca.
About Microsoft Canada
Established in 1985, Microsoft Canada Inc. is the Canadian subsidiary of Microsoft Corporation (Nasdaq "MSFT") the worldwide leader in software, services and solutions that help people and businesses realize their full potential. Microsoft Canada provides nationwide sales, marketing, consulting and local support services in both French and English. Headquartered in Mississauga, Microsoft Canada has nine regional offices across the country dedicated to empowering people through great software - any time, any place and on any device. For more information on Microsoft Canada, please visit www.microsoft.ca.
SOURCE Microsoft Canada Inc.