Microsoft just made the latest Xbox One S console available for preorder via Amazon India, Flipkart, and other select retailers. The gaming console will be launched in two storage variants of 500GB and 1TB with Xbox One S Forza Horizon 3 Bundle. Pricing starts at Rs 29,990, and pre-orders began on September 20.
Priyadarshi Mohapatra, Country General Manager at Microsoft India says the company plans to bring the 2016 flagship gaming console to India around festivities, especially Diwali. The Xbox One S 500GB variant will be available for Rs 29,990, whereas the 1TB storage variant will cost Rs 34,990. Microsoft says that Xbox One S will officially launch in India on October 5, 2017. Meanwhile, the company also announced pre-orders open for its 2017 launched Xbox One X in global markets.
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The Xbox One X is the successor to the Xbox S. The Xbox One S is 40 percent smaller than its predecessor and comes in Robot White color options and a built-in power supply. It further comes with support for 4K Ultra HD, Blu-ray movies playback and can stream content from Netflix. The gameplay supports High Dynamic Range (HDR) and thus it is said to deliver richer and better contrast. The Xbox One S also comes with Cortana onboard. ALSO READ: Microsoft Xbox One X gaming console unveiled at E3 2017: Here’s everything you need to know
Forza Horizon 3 is an action-packed game based on the roads of Australia and features around 350 cars. If you plan to buy the title out of the bundle, it is currently available for Rs 2,499 on Amazon India. Besides the full version racing title Forza, the Xbox One S also comes bundled with Xbox Wireless Controller and an exclusive Xbox Live Gold Trial membership of 14-days. The trial membership will get you access to join in online gameplay and experience the gaming network with Xbox Live Gold. As Microsoft announced, customers who pre-order the Xbox One S gaming console from Amazon India, Flipkart, and select retail partners will also get two bonus gaming titles like Microsoft Studios’ Gears of War 4, and EA’s historic warfare shooter Battlefield 1.