The Rock and Xbox release special edition for children's hospitals

The Rock and Xbox release special edition for children's hospitals

- The Rock took to his Instagram account to announce a collaboration with Microsoft and Xbox for a special edition of the latest console

- Fans of the gaming system know that Series X is being released soon, but the special editions are entitled ROCK XBOX Series X

- The actor revealed that instead of being sold, the Xbox systems would be donated to children's hospitals across America to make the holiday season a bit easier for kids with illnesses

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The biggest guy in Hollywood has proven, once again, that he's got a heart to match. Dwayne 'The Rock' Johnson is no stranger to a kind surprise or grand gesture, often filming the recipients of his gifts and sharing the footage with his Instagram followers.

His latest effort in his bid to transform into "Dwanta Claus" sees him partnering with Microsoft and Xbox. The star announced that he first got involved with the gaming console after Bill Gates included him in its initial launch 20 years ago.

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This year, The Rock collaborated with Xbox on the latest edition of the gaming system, the Series X for a special version called THE ROCK XBOX Series X. Johnson's video showed the new console off but also revealed that they would be installed not in stores but in children's hospitals across America.

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The Rock's big heart proves he really is 'Dwanta Claus'. Source: Getty Images
Source: Getty Images

The entertainer went on to say that the console was specifically intended to make 50 000 children going through chronic illnesses have a slightly easier time as they spend the holiday season in hospital.

The Rock explained to his 200 million followers that he was launching the brand new Series X to the world, but that the special editions were for the kids who "show me and the world what real strength means".

Watch the video below:

In previous news about the big-hearted celebrity, Briefly.co.za recently reported on The Rock bringing out his softer side with a love note dedicated to his wife, Lauren Hashian, on her birthday.

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Being the wife of a world-famous celebrity who loves a grand gesture, Lauren Hashian's big day was bound to be special. The Rock did not disappoint and gushed over his boo through a romantic birthday message posted to his Instagram account.

According to the actor, his wife has been the fuel that powers the machine that makes up their family and life together. The star shared a photo of them flexing their muscles in a studio followed by the caption:

"She was a fast machine, she kept her motor clean. She was the best damn woman that I ever seen. Happiest of birthdays to my one of a kind woman Lauren Hashian who holds it all down and makes our 'big engine run', with a beautiful and inspiring quality, a sweet harmony and lots of love. I am a grateful man. Happy Birthday, baby and tequila’s on me #f22''
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Rock's message touched many people online who lauded him for being such a romantic guy. Fellow celebrities and fans joined him in wishing his wife well in the comments section of his post.

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Source: Briefly.co.za

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