After skipping 2004 without so much as a reason given, Microsoft’s usually annual “X0” event is set to return with X05, to be held October 4-5 at an as-yet undisclosed location somewhere in Europe.
Starting in 2001 with the unveiling of European Xbox pricing and launch details at Pierre Cardin’s bubble villa in Cannes, France, the “X0” events were used as a platform to make big announcements while schmoozing industry types with lavish PR efforts in exotic or unusual locations. X02 was held in a massive Spanish theme park, while X03 took place at an exclusive beach club in Juan-les-Pins, France.
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