Monday, June 12, 2023 at 07:00 PM
As part of the Xbox Games Showcase conference, Microsoft has officially announced a new black version of the Xbox Series S with 1 terabyte storage capacity, reported aitnews.
Microsoft has not changed the design of the device or its internal specifications compared to the device Xbox Series S Except for the original, black and increased storage capacity.
Microsoft will offer the device for early pre-order starting today at a price of $350, but it won’t be available to the public until early next September.
This was announced by the head of the Xbox department MicrosoftSpeaking about the new Xbox Series S, dubbed Carbon Black, during the conference, Phil Spencer also mentioned increased sales of the company’s more expensive Xbox Series X.
Microsoft previously introduced the original version of the Xbox Series S at a price of $ 300, but with an internal storage capacity of 512 GB, which is not enough for many players.
It’s worth noting that Western Digital announced a few days ago additional memory cards for the Xbox with 512GB and terabyte capacities starting at $80.
From the new price it is clear that the Xbox Series S will be a special deal for gamers who are keen to buy, as they will be able to download more games on the device due to better performance and shorter loading times for games.
Microsoft will begin shipping the new device on September 1st next year, coinciding with the launch of fall editions of games like Starfield and Forza Motorsport.
Microsoft is trying to offer a cheaper version of its Xbox gaming console. According to previous reports from Xbox head Bill Spencer, it believes that the $500 price tag – the starting price of the Xbox Series X – will not be relevant to many gamers around the world.