Microsoft have started the first day of a 360-hour tour, which is taking in four major cities in the UK on the run-up to next months launch of their Xbox 360 console.

The Lighthouse at Scotlandís Centre for Architecture in Glasgow plays host to the first three days, with the new machine and a selection of games playable up until 6pm each day from today until November 6th.

Birmingham follows between the 11th and 13th of November at The Old Library, The Custard Factory, Gibb Square, before heading to Leeds where the Upper Balcony next to Vue Cinema in The Light Centre will be home to the Xbox 360 tour between the 18th to 20th of November.

Finally the tour arrives in London on Friday 25th of November at the Mercer Street Studios, and runs daily from 10am, with the tour ending at 7pm on Monday 28th - exactly 360 hours after it started.

Last month the UK's First Play of Xbox 360 took place at a press event in Central London, with a number of launch titles on show including Project Gotham Racing 3, Perfect Dark Zero, and Dead or Alive 4.

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