In T-minus, oh, 45 minutes, Microsoft pops the top on its next console. You may have heard reports of buses, badges and big tents over social media. Our editor-in-chief, Stephen Totilo sends back this look at where the big news is going down today.

The big meeting hall tent Microsoft erected for this event.

Another view of the tentbuilding, with media waiting to go inside.

Satellite trucks on the Microsoft campus

The entire Microsoft campus is decked out in Xbox signage and colors.

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