first_imgBoth Sony and Microsoft have promised to drop more details about their new console at E3, but Microsoft is jumping the gun and allowing the public to get their hands on the Xbox One a day earlier than that.Major Nelson has announced that the Xbox One is set to make an appearance on June 10 at the Microsoft Store, Westfield Century City in Los Angeles. Members of the Xbox team will be there along with a few of the consoles and controllers, and they fully intend on letting you play with them. So, if you’re lucky enough to be in the area and can get to the front of the queue, you may be one of the first to hold the Xbox One controller and play a game with it.It’s a completely open event so you can guarantee a large crowd of gamers will turn up to get a look at the machine. Major Nelson is also promising “one or two other surprises,” which hopefully means there will be a couple of games playing on the console we haven’t heard about yet. The Xbox One already has 11 confirmed games, but I’d like to see a few exclusives unveiled during E3 week.Chances are good that both Sony and Microsoft will have their consoles available to play with at E3, but the queues to get a look and touch are going to be huge. This Microsoft Store event could turn out to be an easier way to secure some hands-on time.last_img

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