It looks like the Xbox 360 will get a staggered release after all.
Chief Xbox Officer Robbie Bach clarified this Wednesday, saying that “We will launch in North America, Europe and Japan in the same holiday season. There will probably be a week or 10 days in between the different territories, just to give us a chance to manage the logistics.”
So we will see it spread across the world pretty quickly. Here are the release dates:
North America: Nov 22, 2005
Europe: Dec 2, 2005
Japan: Dec 10, 2005