In May, Microsoft announced a new Xbox One SKU at a lower price point that will start at $399. The only difference is that you won’t get Kinect sensor with it. This SKU was made available in all markets where Xbox One is currently on sale. Microsoft made the following statement regarding the new Xbox SKU,
Our new Xbox One offering will continue to deliver access to the best blockbuster games like “Titanfall,” “Call of Duty: Ghosts,” “Forza Motorsport 5,” “Dead Rising 3,” and the upcoming “Watch Dogs,” “Destiny” and “Sunset Overdrive.” You will also be able to access popular entertainment apps, such as Twitch, YouTube, and Netflix, as well as watch live TV and use OneGuide. Finally, you will continue to be able to use many of the unique features of Xbox One including the ability to get game invites while you watch TV, switch between games and entertainment apps, enjoy Twitch broadcasts, and upload your favorite gaming moments.
And as per early reports, Microsoft’s move has paid off. Xbox Marketing Director Harvey Eagle said during a talk attended by TrustedReviews that they are seeing increasing sales momentum for Xbox One in the past weeks.
“Our momentum has really improved in the past weeks and months and we’re obviously really happy about that”, And by momentum I mean sales”.
You can order this Xbox One Console – Standard Edition without Kinect from Amazon.
You can order this Xbox One Console – Standard Edition without Kinect Microsoft Store.