Microsoft will celebrate the 20th anniversary of the Xbox platform next week with a virtual event.
“Join us on November 15 for the Xbox Anniversary Celebration,” Microsoft’s Will Tuttle writes in the announcement post. “We are excited to mark this milestone with you as we celebrate some of our favorite moments from the past 20 years of Xbox. It’s been fun to reminiscence on all the memories we’ve shared with the Xbox community over the years and are excited about what the next 20 years with has in store as we continue to play.”
The Xbox Anniversary Celebration airs Monday, November 15 at 10 am PT/1 pm ET and will be available via YouTube, Twitch, and Facebook. Subtitles will be available in German, French, BR Portuguese, LATAM Spanish, Japanese, Chinese (Simplified), Castilian Spanish, Italian, Korean, Polish, Russian, Arabic, Chinese (Traditional), Czech, Danish, Dutch, Finnish, Greek, Hebrew, Hindi, Hungarian, Malay, Norwegian, Persian (Farsi), Portuguese (EU), Slovak, Swedish, Turkish, and Vietnamese, which is rather impressive. And there will be American Sign Language (ASL) and Audio Descriptions (AD) options in English via the official Xbox YouTube channel.
Additionally, Microsoft announced some new Xbox membership badges for Xbox Live Gold and Xbox Game Pass Ultimate subscribers to use in their profiles. These colorful new badges will showcase how long you have been a member—1, 5, 10, 15, or 20 years—and will start rolling out in the next week before the November 15 celebration.