And you can blame bureaucracy. It’s out everywhere else on 7 November, but clearance certification for the new console to be distributed in Mzansi is apparently pending approval and a launch date can’t be confirmed for the moment.

“Ensuring that Xbox One X gets into the South African market as close to global release as possible is our main priority,” Microsoft SA consumer director Colin Baumgart pinky-swears in the press stuff. “We remain committed to our Xbox fans in South Africa.”

I vote anarchy. Can you even vote anarchy, though? I mean, anarchy is about subverting the rules, and voting is, like, totally about rules.

But mom.