Microsoft Retail Stores Will Let You Try Xbox One X

Posted on October 13, 2017 by Paul Thurrott in Xbox One with 2 Comments

Microsoft Retail Stores Will Let You Try Xbox One X

Customers interested in previewing the Xbox One X can now do so at select Microsoft retail locations. This opportunity follows an earlier preview at Best Buy.

“Join us at participating store locations, including flagship Microsoft Stores in New York and Sydney as well as Microsoft Store at Bellevue Square Mall and Microsoft Store at University Village, and be one of the first to get hands-on with Xbox One X,” Microsoft’s Bryan Schmit writes. “We’ll also be celebrating the leadup to launch with Forza Motorsport 7 gameplay, prizes, special appearances and more! More participating locations will be added in the coming weeks, and soon you’ll be able to play Xbox One X at all Microsoft Store locations prior to launch.”

It’s not entirely clear which retail store locations will have the Xbox One X preview available immediately. So if you do live near a store, you might want to call first.

But Microsoft also notes that customers who preorder Xbox One X at their local Microsoft Store can pick up their console right at 9 p.m. PT, Monday, November 6/midnight ET, Tuesday, November 7, from the store where they preordered. So there’s another incentive.


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2 responses to “Microsoft Retail Stores Will Let You Try Xbox One X”

  1. Jester

    Why can't Microsoft ever get there messaging correct? How hard is it to say which stores and when will have the demo available.

  2. Jules Wombat

    Cool, now Microsoft just needs to open some stores outside the US ! sigh