It's about time.
Sony gave us the first glimpse of the PlayStation 4 way back in February. Since then, we've been eagerly anticipating our first peek at Microsoft's next generation of Xbox console. Codenamed Durango and often referred to as the Xbox 720, it's been assumed that the console will make an appearance at E3 in June. However, it looks like the console's debut will actually be a few weeks before E3 kicks off.
Microsoft's Major Nelson has just posted an Xbox Reveal countdown to his blog, along with a promise to a new generation of games, TV and entertainment. Microsoft will hold a special press event on May 21 to show off what it's been working on. The event itself will be on the Xbox campus at Microsoft's Redmond HQ, but those not able to make it (or not invited) can watch via the live global stream that will be available on Xbox.com, and Xbox LIVE. You can also catch the broadcast on Spike TV if you are in the U.S. or Canada.
And for those of you wondering about E3, Nelson confirms that the May 21 event will serve as an unveiling, but Microsoft will 'continue the conversation' and showcase its full lineup of games at E3.