New X-Box launched in Times Square

Gaming fans queued around New York's Times Square hoping to be the first to get their hand on the latest Microsoft console, X-Box One. Zombies and Roman soldiers entertained the crowds as they waited for the 12.01am launch on 22 November, with more than one million consoles already being sold worldwide.
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A man plays an XBox One - a new video game console and home entertainment system made by Microsoft- while waiting in line to buy an XBox One from a Microsoft 'pop-up shop' at the Time Warner Center at Columbus Circle on 22, 2013 in New York City. The X Box One arrives just in time for the holiday season, and will be competing against the Sony PlayStation Four, which came out last week. (Getty Images)
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A man plays an XBox One - a new video game console and home entertainment system made by Microsoft- while waiting in line to buy an XBox One from a Microsoft 'pop-up shop' at the Time Warner Center at Columbus Circle on 22, 2013 in New York City. The X Box One arrives just in time for the holiday season, and will be competing against the Sony PlayStation Four, which came out last week. (Getty Images)
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A man purchases an XBox One - a new video game console and home entertainment system made by Microsoft- from a Microsoft 'pop-up shop' at the Time Warner Center at Columbus Circle on 22, 2013 in New York City. The X Box One arrives just in time for the holiday season, and will be competing against the Sony PlayStation Four, which came out last week. (Getty Images)
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A man poses for a photo after purchasing an XBox One - a new video game console and home entertainment system made by Microsoft- from a Microsoft 'pop-up shop' at the Time Warner Center at Columbus Circle on 22, 2013 in New York City. The X Box One arrives just in time for the holiday season, and will be competing against the Sony PlayStation Four, which came out last week. (Getty Images)
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People wait in line outside a Best Buy to buy an XBox One, a new video game and home entertainment system made by Microsoft, on November 21, 2013 in New York City. The console goes on sale at 12:00 AM on Friday, November 22, 2013 and will compete directly with Sony's PlayStation 4 this holiday season. (Getty Images)
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A man plays an XBox One - a new video game console and home entertainment system made by Microsoft- while waiting in line to buy an XBox One from a Microsoft 'pop-up shop' at the Time Warner Center at Columbus Circle on 22, 2013 in New York City. The X Box One arrives just in time for the holiday season, and will be competing against the Sony PlayStation Four, which came out last week. (Getty Images)
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Microsoft employees organize boxes of XBox Ones - a new video game console and home entertainment system made by Microsoft- at a Microsoft 'pop-up shop' at the Time Warner Center at Columbus Circle on 22, 2013 in New York City. The X Box One arrives just in time for the holiday season, and will be competing against the Sony PlayStation Four, which came out last week. (Getty Images)
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Men dressed as Roman soldiers as part of Microsoft's Xbox One game console launch event November 21, 2013 outside the Best Buy Theater in New York's Times Square. The Xbox One officially goes on sale at 12:01 am EST November 22. (AFP/Getty Images)
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A man dressed as a zombie as part of Microsoft's Xbox One game console launch event November 21, 2013 walks past people waiting in line for the launch concert outside the Best Buy Theater in New York's Times Square. The Xbox One officially goes on sale at 12:01 am EST November 22. (AFP/Getty Images)
Sun 24 Nov 2013 11:32 AM GST

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