Microsoft has unveiled a brand new version of its Xbox One console, which features a 1 terabyte hard drive in addition to sporting an all new matte finish. The console also comes bundled with the newly designed Xbox One Wireless Controller. For a limited period of time, this SKU will come with a free copy of Halo: The Master Chief Collection in select regions. The new console will cost $399, while the original 500GB model’s price will get slashed to $349.
The new Xbox One Wireless Controller comes with a 3.5mm stereo jack built-in, giving you the option to plug your favorite headset right into the controller. Headset volume, mic monitoring, and voice and game audio balance can be adjusted through the Settings menu on your console.The new controller also comes with improved bumpers and with the ability to receive wireless firmware updates, eliminating the hassle of having to hook it up to the console via USB cable in order to get updates.
The new Wireless Controller will also be available as a standalone product for a price of $64.99. Meanwhile, the Xbox Wireless Adapter for Windows will be available for $24.99 standalone or bundled with an Xbox One Wireless Controller for $79.95.
Xbox One 1TB consoles will begin shipping to retailers from June 16 to select markets in the United States. The price drop on existing models, however, begins from today. Let us know what you think of the latest iterations of the Xbox One and its Wireless Controller in the comments below.