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Shaq, Odell Beckham Jr., Ronda Rousey & More Pick Up The Sticks To Celebrate The Launch of Xbox One X [Photos]

 

The worlds most powerful system, Microsoft’s Xbox One X is here and to celebrate its launch big stars and celebrity gamers hit up Microsoft’s NYC 5th avenue flagship store on Monday night (Nov. 6). 

The long-awaited console was available at the stroke of midnight for gamers who made their way to the store in hopes to get their hands on the system.

Some lucky fans were blessed with not only an Xbox One X but an opportunity to challenge each celebrity to a game on the system.

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Odell Beckham Jr. seen at World’s Most Powerful Console Xbox One X Worldwide Launch at the Fifth Ave. Microsoft Store on Monday, Nov. 6th, 2017, in New York City. (Photo by Amy Sussman/Invision for Microsoft/AP Images)

Celebrities on hand were New York Giants star receiver and honorary OVO member Odell Beckham Jr., avid gamer and late-night television host Conan O’Brien, Stranger Things star, Caleb McLaughlin, retired NBA superstar Shaquille O’Neal, missing in action UFC star Ronda Rousey, singer Liam Payne and NY Jets running Matt Forte.

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Ronda Rousey and Shaquille O’Neal  seen at World’s Most Powerful Console Xbox One X Worldwide Launch at the Fifth Ave. Microsoft Store on Monday, Nov. 6th, 2017, in New York City. (Photo by Mark Von Holden/Invision for Microsoft/AP Images)

During the night Liam Payne and Caleb McLaughlin joined other gamers on Xbox Live Sessions, Microsoft’s interacting gaming channel on their recently acquired Mixer Xbox Channel where they played Minecraft and Forza Motorsport 7.

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Caleb McLaughlin seen at World’s Most Powerful Console Xbox One X Worldwide Launch at the Fifth Ave. Microsoft Store on Monday, Nov. 6th, 2017, in New York City. (Photo by Amy Sussman/Invision for Microsoft/AP Images)

After the event at the Microsoft Store, the group linked up with other celebrities guests Leslie Jones, Kenan Thompson, Method Man, Vanessa Bayer, Mikey Day, Beck Bennett, Geoffrey Arrend, Jerry Ferrara and many more at an exclusive Xbox One X launch event party.

Looked like an amazing night indeed, the Xbox One X is already receiving rave reviews from critics as far as delivering in the 4K gaming department.

To purchase one head over to Microsoft now and to see more photos from the night hit the gallery below.

Photos: Amy Sussman/Invision for Microsoft/AP Images

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