While we knew a bunch more were being added this month already, Microsoft has now revealed full details of the roll-out, which will see 28 arrive throughout September, with Argentina to be added shortly after (no specific date given).
The full details are as follows:
- 9/2: Chile and Colombia
- 9/4: Japan
- 9/5: Belgium, Czech Republic, Denmark, Finland, Greece, Hungary, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Saudi Arabia, Slovakia, Sweden, Switzerland, Turkey, United Arab Emirates
- 9/15: Israel
- 9/23: Hong Kong, India, Korea, Singapore, South Africa, Taiwan
- 9/23: China
- 9/26: Russia
Eight of these markets were originally pencilled in for launch last year, but were subsequently delayed – these were: Belgium, Denmark, Finland, Netherlands, Norway, Russia, Sweden, and Switzerland. Still, it’s better late than never, and this is good news for all the new launch countries involved here.