Xbox confirms one of those price leaks, and the Xbox Series S really looks like that

09 September 2020 - 14:02 By Christine King
Introducing the Xbox Series S, the smallest, sleekest Xbox ever. Experience the speed and performance of a next-gen all-digital console at an accessible price.
Introducing the Xbox Series S, the smallest, sleekest Xbox ever. Experience the speed and performance of a next-gen all-digital console at an accessible price.
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Xbox revealed the price and design of the Xbox Series S after leaks flooded everyone’s news feeds.

According to Windows Central, Microsoft will be hosting a press event soon, and a few  next-gen Xbox details were leaked ahead of schedule. I mean, besides the ones already found on controller packaging and Pringles cans.

Totally trustworthy mystery sources suggested the Xbox Series X will be $499 while the more entry-level Xbox Series S will cost $299. At the current dismal conversion rates, that’s around R8,500 and R5,000 (excluding import taxes and markups) respectively, although don’t be surprised if those prices get bumped up to somewhere around R10,000 and R7,000 (or more, if you’re Tarryn), because that’s just the way things work. Also, both consoles could potentially launch on November 10.

In response, Xbox had this to say:

 

Also then this:

 

So there you go – this is real life.


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