Microsoft puts Xbox One in a shark tank, frikin' lasers not included

Call it a cheesy marketing stunt (because it is), but Microsoft has put an Xbox One inside a shark tank in New Zealand to help promote the launch of the upcoming console. Because of New Zealand’s location, it will be the first place on the planet to have the console go on sale and reportedly, the console in the shark tank will be the first one given out.

Now, we aren’t sure how happy we would be if our new console was sitting in massive tank filled with sharks and, more importantly, thousands of gallons of electronic-killing water, but we suspect this console will likely be given away to the first person in line. Besides, who wants a console that has already been opened (if you are paying for it, that is), as part of the fun is ripping open the box to behold the treasures inside.

The console can be viewed if you go to Kelly Tarlton's SEA LIFE Aquarium in Auckland where the console will reside until Nov. 22, when the Xbox One goes on sale.

While it is a cheesy marketing stunt, the promotion has gained attention around the world which, in our book, makes it a huge success.

Source: IGN

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No sharks in Chile, no xbone launch here also.... too bad... I think... TT___TT

Edited by Juan4Ever, Nov 13 2013, 7:20pm :

They will find it some days later along with an unidentified and partially digested teen inside the stomach of a shark.

Xbox One will reach space , the winner might put his hands on it when it crashes down with the satellite in unknown location. Microsoft is full of surprises but if it crashes down in the ocean , waterproof tests have been already made!

Decebalvs Rex said,
Xbox One will reach space , the winner might put his hands on it when it crashes down with the satellite in unknown location. Microsoft is full of surprises but if it crashes down in the ocean , waterproof tests have been already made!

Except looking at that picture it is pretty obvious they mounted it all in another waterproof case so the console itself is not waterproof at all.

Its to showcase the cloud computing (when you get close to fish , they swim away from you) don't you get it?