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Xbox One hands-on sessions in Dubai on Thursday night

UAE gamers to be given early access to Microsoft’s next-gen console

Xbox One hands-on sessions in Dubai on Thursday night

Microsoft has announced it will hold hands-on gaming sessions at Virgin Megastore in Dubai's Mall of the Emirates, to introduce its Xbox One console to UAE gamers.

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The sessions will run from 10pm until midnight, when the console officially launches, and are open to everyone, Virgin Megastore told ITP.net.

A Virgin spokesperson also said those who have pre-ordered an Xbox One will be able to collect it from 1am to 2am.

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UAE Xbox One bundles start at AED 1,749 (without the Kinect system). Each console includes a 500GB hard drive, Blu-ray player, built-in Wi-Fi, one Xbox One Wireless Controller, an HDMI cable, a chat headset and a free 14-day trial of Xbox Live Gold for new members.

Microsoft is also offering a Kinect bundle for AED 2,199. Both bundles will include five game titles.

Day-one games available for the Xbox One include Kinect Sport Rivals, Halo: Spartan Assault, Max: Curse of the Brotherhood and Lococyle.

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