Media Alert: Microsoft Retail Stores offer fans unique chance to experience live gameplay on Xbox One before it launches


Microsoft Retail Stores now offer you the opportunity to experience live gameplay on Xbox One, the all-in-one games and entertainment system, before it is available for purchase. With more than 75 locations across the country, Microsoft Retail Stores will enable customers to experience Xbox One all day, every day leading up to Nov. 22.

Stop by any Microsoft Retail Store location in the U.S. and Canada to be among the first to try Xbox One, get the wide-eyed thrill of racing by playing the ultimate car fantasy and Xbox One exclusive title “Forza Motorsport 5,” and experience the improvements made to the best controllers in gaming. This is a unique opportunity to experience the most complete entertainment system and check out one of the most highly anticipated gifts for this holiday season.

In addition, Forza Motorsport and Xbox One fans will have the chance to win the “Forza Motorsport 5” Living Room Sweepstakes when they visit a Microsoft Retail Store and try Xbox One between now and the end of the year. The winner will get a great “Forza Motorsport 5” Living Room package with a Forza Motorsport-branded play seat, Polk Audio N1 Gaming Sound Bar, Thrustmaster TX Racing Wheel Ferrari 458 Italia Edition, and $2,000 gift card to use toward completing the living room with a big screen TV. Complete details and Official Rules are available in-store and here.

Fans also get the chance to meet Major Nelson and talk to him about Xbox One when he visits the new stores at Fashion Show Mall in Las Vegas and at Penn Square Mall in Oklahoma City when they open later this month.

Now through Thursday, Nov. 21.

WHERE:Any of the more than 75 Microsoft Retail Store locations in the U.S. and Canada during business hours. Find your closest location here.

Interviews are available with representatives from Microsoft Retail Stores and with local Microsoft Store managers. There are additional images of and information about Xbox One here.


information, press only:
Julie Wilder, Edelman, (323) 202-1057,