Finally the day has arrived that many were anticipating for months – Xbox One is now on store shelves and in the hands of gamers all around the world.

I wrote last week about the extensive lineup of launch events Microsoft had planned for this coming out party and apparently they did not disappoint.

Here is a collection of the coverage from official Microsoft channels:

Welcome to Day One – Relive moments from Xbox One launch around the world (

Oh, Xbox One – we’ll always have Paris (and Berlin and Milan) (The Fire Hose)

New Zealand celebrates first, but not last, as Xbox One launches (The Fire Hose)

Join the worldwide celebrations of Xbox One launch (The Fire Hose)