As rumoured, Microsoft will unveil its next generation Xbox at an event on the Xbox Campus in Washington on May 21 (May 22 in Australia).

“On Tuesday May 21st, we’ll mark the beginning of a new generation of games, TV and entertainment, wrote Xbox community manager Larry Hyrb on his official blog.

“On that day, we’ll be holding a special press event on the Xbox campus and we invite you to join us via the live global stream that will be available on, Xbox LIVE and broadcast on Spike TV if you are in the US or Canada.

“On that day, we’ll share our vision for Xbox, and give you a real taste of the future. Then, 19 days later at the Electronic Entertainment Expo (E3) in Los Angeles, we’ll continue the conversation and showcase our full lineup of blockbuster games.

“We are thrilled to pull back the curtain and reveal what we’ve been working on.”

The reveal will take place on Tuesday May 21st at 10:00am PDT (Wednesday May 22nd at 3:00am AEST).