Microsoft invites gamers to its Xbox 360 launch event, "Xbox 360: Zero Hour." The event will take place to an undisclosed location in the Mojave Desert and will begin on November 20 and end at 12:01 a.m. on Tuesday, November 22, the official launch date for Xbox 360 in North America.
Microsoft's massive launch event will feature hundreds of gaming stations, live entertainment and around-the-clock gaming at a venue immersed in the Xbox 360 experience.
In order to win credentials and attend this event, gamers should visit http://www.microsoft.com/xbox/zerohour.htm
on November 10 to see a list of participating registration sites for a chance to win free tickets. Attendees should also check participating sites frequently since sign-up forms will be posted at unspecified times throughout the day. After registration ends, the 3,000 winners will join VIPs from the U.S. "Hex 168" and European "Origen" campaigns to be the first gamers in the world to experience the Xbox 360.
The event will include hundreds of Xbox 360 gaming stations featuring high-definition monitors and digital sound available for attendees to get the chance to play the full Xbox 360 launch line-up along with other games that will ship this year and into 2006 from 2K Games, 2K Sports, Activision, Bethesda, Capcom, Electronic Arts, Microsoft Game Studios, Namco, Sega, Square-Enix, Tecmo, THQ, and Ubisoft. Among other gaming highlights, attendees will be the first ever to play a 32-player match of "Perfect Dark Zero" over Xbox Live, have access to the full Xbox Live Arcade lineup and witness demonstrations of non-launch titles including live game play of "Gears of War."