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Take on sporting celebrities in the Xbox One Sports Challenge

Take on sporting celebrities in the Xbox One Sports Challenge

Part of the fun of gaming is playing against other people — it’s just not quite the same by yourself. If you’ve got an Xbox Live subscription you can play against other people from all over the world, but there’s also the option of inviting your friend over for a multiplayer session. But how about going head to head against a few sporting celebrities?

If you fancy taking on the likes of former Chicago Bulls player, Scottie Pippen, former San Francisco 49’er, Roger Craig, or even Sugar Ray Leonard (!) there are a series of events taking place in Microsoft stores across the US and Canada. You’re invited to test your gaming skills against those of sporting greats this weekend, and it is all completely free.

The events are taking place on Saturday 23 and Sunday 24 November to celebrate the launch of Xbox One. As well as getting to meet your favourite sport stars, you’ll also have the opportunity to walk away with some prizes. Those events in full:

San Antonio, Texas. Sean Elliott, former San Antonio Spurs player, will be at the Microsoft Store at The Shops at La Cantera. The event is from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday.

Chicago, Ill. Scottie Pippen, former Chicago Bulls player, will be at the Microsoft Store at the Shops at North Bridge. The event is from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday.

Tysons Corner, Va. Pierra Garcon, player for the Washington Redskins, will be at the Microsoft Store at Tysons Corner Center. The event is from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday.

Salt Lake City, Utah. Mark Eaton, former Utah Jazz player, will be at the Microsoft Store at City Creek Center. The event is from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday.

Miami, Fla. Alonzo Mourning, former Miami Heat player, will be at the Microsoft Store in Dadeland. The event is from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday.

Palo Alto, Calif. Roger Craig, former San Francisco 49’er, will be at the Microsoft Store in the Stanford Shopping Center. The event is from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. on Sunday, Nov. 24.

Bloomington, Minn. Glen Perkins, Minnesota Twins baseball player, will be at the Microsoft Store in the Mall of America. The event is from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday.

Las Vegas. Legendary boxing champ Sugar Ray Leonard will be at the Microsoft Store at the Fashion Show shopping mall. The event is from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday.

Bridgewater, N.J. Bernie Williams, former New York Yankees player, will be at the Microsoft Store at Bridgewater Commons. The event is from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday.

Toronto, Canada. Wendel Clark, former Toronto Maple Leafs player, will be at the Microsoft Store at the Yorkdale Shopping Center. The event is from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday.

Check out the Microsoft Blog for links to the relevant Facebook event pages to find out more.

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