XBox and PS4 Release Events

XboxPS4These next 10 days are exciting days for gamers.  PS4 is released to consumers for purchase on November 15th at 12:00am. Die hard PS4 fans in San Francisco can start lining up at the GameStop Flagship location on the 830 Market street location at 6:00pm to win incredible prizes, eat great food, take pictures with iconic game characters, and then at midnight the doors opens for the first sales of the PS4. Below is the schedule for the PS4 San Francisco event for any of those who are in San Francisco. I will be there as well getting a sneak peak before fans so follow me @nrpena on 11/14! ·   6:00 p.m. – 11:00 p.m. – Celebration throughout the evening. Excited fans lined up outside of the GameStop’s Market Street location to pick-up and purchase PlayStation 4. Various contests, games, drawings and giveaways taking place throughout the night. Fans will have the opportunity to go hands-on with the PlayStation 4 and a lineup of exciting games during the event. Entertainment begins with guest DJ and complimentary food trucks.

·   11:00 p.m.  – Anticipation builds as fans are invited to lineup to enter the GameStop in preparation for midnight store opening.

·   11:45 p.m. – Final countdown to PlayStation 4 begins.

·   Midnight – Store opening. GameStop begins distribution with the first sales of PlayStation 4 to die-hard fans.

·   2:00 a.m. – GameStop closes, event ends.

The fun doesn’t stop there on the 17th I am going to an Xbox One preview event where I will get a hands-on look at the new Xbox One console and will have the opportunity to demo a few new games.

On November 21st there will be a launch Party at Microsoft stores starting at 10:00pm till midnight when consumers can begin to purchase them. Below is a little information from their website about the event and to get tickets click here.

“Join us for a midnight launch party to celebrate the launch of Xbox One on Day One at Microsoft retail stores. Starting at 10 PM local time on 11/21, we’ll showcase the latest Xbox One games like Ryse, Forza Motorsport 5, Dead Rising 3, and Killer Instinct. Entertainment and giveaways will be raffled off throughout the evening. Arrive early to secure your place in line – first 50 people will receive a special giveaway!”

I will be attending this event as well so please continue to follow me @nrpena and @cutegeeek. I’m still not sure which one I want to get; these demos are a perfect opportunity to test them both out so Santa knows what to get me. Let the gaming begin!