This week during E3 2016 Microsoft has unveiled a new design for their next-generation Xbox One games console in the form of the Xbox One S, which has a slimmer chassis making it 40 percent smaller than the original Xbox One.
As well as being equipped with a slimmer more sleek design the Xbox One S also offers support for 4K ultra HD video playback and will be available to purchase during August 2016 priced at $299.
For $299 Microsoft is offering a 500GB hard drive, but if you prefer a little extra storage a 1TB Xbox One S is available priced at $349 and the first batch of Xbox One S consoles will be a special limited edition that will be priced at $399 and equipped with a massive 2TB hard drive.
Introducing the new Xbox One S. Play the greatest games lineup, including Xbox 360 classics, on a 40% smaller console. Experience richer, more luminous colors in games and video with High Dynamic Range. Stream 4K video on Netflix and Amazon Video, and watch UHD Blu-ray movies in stunning 4K Ultra HD. Then get the enhanced comfort and feel of the new Xbox Wireless Controller, featuring textured grip and Bluetooth technology.
With all the biggest blockbusters this year, everything you loved about Xbox 360 is even better on Xbox One. *4K streaming with select apps, see xbox.com. Some apps require app provider-specific subscriptions and/or other requirements. See xbox.com/live. HDR functionality available with supported games and TVs. Xbox One Backward Compatibility feature works with select Xbox 360 games. Xbox Live and broadband internet required for initial download of game to console. Stand sold separately.
As you would expect the new Xbox One S is now available to preorder and is available from both Microsoft and online retailers such as Amazon.
Xbox One S Specifications :
– 40 Percent Smaller Console.
– 2TB Hard Drive.
– 4K Ultra HD Video and High Dynamic Range.
– 1 New Streamlined Controller.
– Includes vertical stand.
– Compatible with Kinect for Xbox One: Kinect for Xbox One is compatible with Xbox One S via the Xbox Kinect Adapter for USB. For fans that currently own a Kinect for Xbox One and plan to purchase the Xbox One S, Xbox is offering a free Xbox Kinect Adapter.