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Xbox LIVE dated for South Africa [Updated With New Date and Price]

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[Update] This just in: It seems Xbox 360 SA is toying with our fragile emotions and has moved the launch of Xbox LIVE in the country up by one day! Incredible! Get the details below. [End of Update]

Xbox LIVE Logo SmallerThe time has come to share some exciting information with our South African readers and fellow Xbox 360 gamers.

We now have an official South African launch date for Microsoft’s online gaming service for Xbox 360, Xbox LIVE. It’s a beautiful day.

Xbox 360 SA just posted on its Twitter feed:

“BREAKING NEWS: Its official Xbox LIVE will be available in South Africa from the 11th November 2010!”

And there you have it.

On November 11th, during the year of 2010, South Africans will finally be able to officially enjoy online Xbox 360 gaming, the experience of Xbox LIVE Marketplace, and the ‘wonderful world’ of console game patching.

You can read through El33tonline’s interview with Xbox 360 SA to find out what features you can expect when Xbox LIVE launches in the country.

A 12 month subscription for Xbox LIVE in South Africa will cost R599, while a 2100 MS Point card will cost R299.

You can read through El33tonline’s interview with Xbox 360 SA to see what kinds of features you can expect when the service launches in South Africa, and also be sure to hit up the official list of Xbox LIVE South Africa Frequently Asked Questions over here.

[Update]

According to a new post on Xbox 360 SA’s Twitter feed, the launch of Xbox LIVE in South Africa has been moved to November 10th! Great stuff!

From the post:

“Negotiated an extra day, will be bringing in Xbox LIVE to South Africa on 10 November!”

[End of Update]


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