After a long moratorium, Microsoft has finally declared the Xbox One S launch in India, making the device accessible for pre-orders from Amazon, Flipkart, and a few selected retailers. The Xbox One S will be up for grabs in India with the Xbox One S Forza Horizon 3 Bundle, available in both 500GB and 1TB storage choices with the price range starting from INR 29,990. Xbox One S Forza Horizon 3 Bundle consists of the console itself, exciting Forza Horizon 3 game, the redeveloped Xbox wireless controller and a free fourteen-day trial membership of Xbox Live Gold.
As a Diwali bonus, Microsoft is additionally providing the thrill and journey of 2 blockbuster games – Gears of War 4 and Battlefield 1 for customers who pre-order the Xbox One S from Flipkart and Amazon.
“S” symbolizes slim as well as sleek. The new model is 40 percent smaller in contrast to the previous model and comes with an internal power supply. That’s massive if you ask any Xbox One user.
It is available in White. Whereas the former Xbox One was sold in both matte and shiny black, the new Xbox One S will be provided in “robot white.”
It is Affordable. The base model of Xbox One S will cost Rs. 29,990, which is an extremely reasonable price point for this console. For that convenient price, you get a 500 GB Hard Disk Drive, but versions with 1 TB (Rs. 32,990), both very feasible.
It plays 4K High Definition Video. As assured, the Xbox One S can play not only Blu-ray movies but also streaming videos at 4K Ultra High Definition resolutions. Big brands like Netflix and Amazon Prime are among the partners that will deliver this content.
High Dynamic Range (HDR) support for video and gaming. This advanced technology brings brighter & more soothing colors in games like Gears of War 4 and Call of Duty. Getting a higher contrast ratio between light and dark, HDR comes with the true visual intensity of your games and media.
Small changes that make a huge difference. Microsoft shifted USB port to the front of the console. Microsoft completely removed the Kinect adapter port, but no need to worry, you can still use Kinect with the help of USB.
It is fully Compatible. All previously existing Xbox One games work amazingly on the new improved console.
The “newly redesigned” Xbox Wireless Controller has improved textured grips, superior wireless performance, and the additional advantage of Bluetooth support for Windows 10 PCs. The thumbsticks have been redeveloped to prevent wear, that becomes a big problem over time.
With above 100 console exclusive games, an advanced and improved multiplayer network, backward compatibility for Xbox 360 games and the original Xbox, the Xbox One S is the topmost gaming console and entertainment system for not only gaming families but also extreme gamers. Xbox One S will officially launch in India on October 5, Overall though its pretty exciting news.
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