Microsoft's Xbox One Tour kicks off today

By Luke Caulfield , Updated Oct 01, 2013 09:42 AM EDT

Today's the day where Microsoft hits the road in a global tour to give fans their first try at the company's next-gen Xbox One before the console's worldwide launch this Novemember. The "Area One" tour kicks off tomorrow, and hits Europe, US and Canada.

We've provided the North American dates with specific locations, addresses, times, and all that sort of essential information below. When it's all said and done, the tour will have hit a total of 175 venues across the world, including 36 in North America.

Games part of the showing include Forza Motorsport, Killer Instinct, Kinect Sports Rival, Max: Curse of the Brotherhood, Ryse: Son of Rome, Dead Rising 3, Crimson Dragon, and Zoo Tycoon, among others.

There are also some "Test Drive" spots that will re-visit some spots on the Area One Tour, but not all the information is availabel for these spots yet. Check here for more information on that, and we'll keep you posted as Microsoft updates the schedule.

Area One Tour Dates

Philadelphia, PA - Oct. 3 to Oct. 6
Sybox Events - 2424 E. York St.

Oct. 3, 2-6pm & 7-11pm
Oct. 4, 10am-1pm, 2-6pm, 7-12pm 
Oct. 5, 10am-1pm, 2-6pm, 7-12pm
Oct. 6, 10am-1pm, 2-5pm, 6-9pm

Toronto, ON, Canada - Oct. 10 to Oct. 13
Toronto Congress Center - 650 Dixon Rd

Oct. 10, 2-6pm & 7-11pm
Oct. 11, 10am-1pm, 2-6pm, 7-12pm 
Oct. 12, 10am-1pm, 2-6pm, 7-12pm
Oct. 13, 10am-1pm, 2-5pm, 6-9pm

Chicago, IL - Oct. 17 to Oct. 20
Museum of Contemporary Art - Warehouse-220 E. Chicago Ave.

Oct. 17, 2-6pm & 7-11pm
Oct. 18, 10am-1pm, 2-6pm, 7-12pm 
Oct. 19, 10am-1pm, 2-6pm, 7-12pm
Oct. 20, 10am-1pm, 2-5pm, 6-9pm

Atlanta, GA - Oct. 24 to Oct 27
200 Peachtree St. NE

Oct. 24, 2-6pm & 7-11pm
Oct. 25, 10am-1pm, 2-6pm, 7-12pm 
Oct. 26, 10am-1pm, 2-6pm, 7-12pm
Oct. 27, 10am-1pm, 2-5pm, 6-9pm

Dallas, TX - Oct. 31 to Nov. 3
2616 Commerce St

Oct. 31, 2-6pm & 7-11pm
Nov. 1, 10am-1pm, 2-6pm, 7-12pm 
Nov. 2, 10am-1pm, 2-6pm, 7-12pm
Nov. 3, 10am-1pm, 2-5pm, 6-9pm  

Phoenix, AZ - Nov. 7 to Nov. 10
Scottsdale Studios - 9445 E. Doubletree Ranch Rd.

Nov. 7, 2-6pm & 7-11pm
Nov. 8, 10am-1pm, 2-6pm, 7-12pm 
Nov. 9, 10am-1pm, 2-6pm, 7-12pm
Nov. 10, 10am-1pm, 2-5pm, 6-9pm

San Francisco, CA - Nov. 14 to Nov. 17
Broadway Studios - 435 Broadway

Nov. 14, 2-6pm & 7-11pm
Nov. 15, 10am-1pm, 2-6pm, 7-12pm 
Nov. 16, 10am-1pm, 2-6pm, 7-12pm
Nov. 17, 10am-1pm, 2-5pm, 6-9p

Los Angeles, CA - Nov. 21 to Nov. 24
Location and Times to be determined  

Microsoft's Xbox One launces Nov. 22 in Australia, Austria, Brazil, Canada, France, Germany, Ireland, Italy, Mexico, New Zealand, Spain, UK, and the United States for $499.

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