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Finally Microsoft Xbox One S Release Date Announced

2016-07-18 18:59:03

Microsoft announced that, the Microsoft Xbox One S will begin its rollout on August 2. At that time, the $400 2 TB model of the white console will be there. Microsoft will also offer the system in 1 TB ($350) and 500 GB ($300) configurations, but those versions, will not be available later. Furthermore, the release dates for the 1 TB and 500 GB models are listed by Microsoft as December 2016. 

Furthermore, Microsoft also announced Xbox One S at E3 2016, heavily touting a $300 price point and an August release date. As it turns out, only the most expensive version will be there.

Announce in white color, the console is 40 percent smaller than the current Xbox One and comes with an internal power supply, compared to external for the existing model. Also, the Xbox One S supports High Dynamic Range (HDR), which offers "richer, more luminous colors.” Moreover, the Xbox One S comes with an updated Xbox One controller that features a new textured grip, better wireless, and Bluetooth support. This controller can also be purchased separately for $60, starting on August 2.

The Xbox One S can be positioned vertically, and the 2 TB edition comes with a stand. The 1 TB and 500 GB models do not, though this accessory (which is only for the Xbox One S), can be purchased separately just for $20. Another thing to note that is all Xbox One games, accessories, and Xbox Live services are supported on Xbox One S.

What are you thinking about this new console? Have you planned to get this powerful console? What is in your mind? Fee free to share in the comment section below:


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