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Xbox One launches for holiday season

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By Mike LaCrosse

mlacrosse@abc6.com

Millions of Xbox One and PS4 systems will be sold this holiday season.

Xbox One hits the shelves Friday.  It followings last weeks launch of PS4.  

Each system have strong followings.

"In the world today if we wanted right now the best, right now Sony is the best,"said Chris Levy.

"Xbox to me is just what I am," said John Carlos.

The two popular systems each offer different options.

Xbox One will cost you $499.  It includes an interactive Kinect camera system.  Besides games, it allows for seamless transition between Cable TV, the Internet, playing Blu-Ray DVDs and streaming movies.

PS4 will cost you $399.  It does not include a motion detection camera or connect to your cable box.  It does play Blu-Ray DVDs and stream movie apps like Hulu and Netflix.   PS4 has a build in share button for social media and lets people use smart phones and tablets.

Both systems already have more than a hundred games.

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