Unless you've been fortunate enough to attend E3 or Gamescom, you probably haven't seen an Xbox One all up close and personal-like. If you can get to a Microsoft Store, you may remedy that situation right now.

The Xbox One is behind glass at your local Microsoft Store, so unfortunately you will not be able to get your hands on that improved controller or let your fingertips slide along the console's "liquid black" surface. You also won't be able to touch the new Kinect's camera lenses (frankly, we don't know why you'd even want to do that, you monster) but you can at least see the console and estimate how much shelf space you're going to need when the Xbox One launches later this year.

This article was originally published on Joystiq.

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