Microsoft have announced plans to submerge an Xbox One system in the shark tank at Kelly Tarlton's Underwater World in Auckland this morning. The system will then be the first Xbox One to be officially sold at retail when the next-gen console is released next week.
Update: Microsoft have this afternoon supplied a photo of the console being placed in the shark tank.
Exactly who will earn the right to claim the system hasn't been decided, according to Xbox New Zealand lead Steven Blackburn, but the company decided to release the console in this country first because of its "passionate gaming community."
The Xbox One releases in 13 countries on November 22nd; in New Zealand, the official launch is taking place in conjunction with the Vodafone New Zealand Music Awards, which will likely also serve as the place where the shark-guarded Xbox One will be presented to its new owner as part of this promotion.
Source: NZ Herald. Cheers to Sam for the tip! Enjoy your bonus VIP points.