Last night we reported that Xbox One is coming to India on September 23rd this year. This news is applicable to other some other countries in Asia too. That includes Hong Kong, Singapore and Taiwan. The Xbox One will cost the following in these countries.
- In Singapore, S$639 for Xbox One and S$739 for Xbox One with the Kinect.
- In Taiwan, NT$12,980 for Xbox One.
- In Hong Kong, HK$3,380 for Xbox One.
Features that will join the Xbox One experience in these countries include:
Game DVR/Upload. With game DVR, you can capture and record your greatest game moments and Upload Studio makes it easy to edit and share clips with your community. You can capture the last 30 seconds of gameplay and then share your clip with your friends.
Apps. With Skype, specially designed for Xbox One, video chat with friends on your TV in stunning HD, or for the first time ever, hold Skype group video calls on your TV. Access Internet Explorer and OneDrive all in your living room, integrated seamlessly with your games and TV experience, and change the way you play by snapping apps like Twitch, Machinima and IGN alongside your game.
TV on Xbox One. Watch live TV from your cable, telco or satellite set-top box through your Xbox One with HDMI-pass through.
Updates to Xbox Live. Consumers will also enjoy the recently announced updates to Xbox Live giving anyone with an Xbox access to all entertainment experiences without an Xbox Live Gold membership. Just like with Xbox 360, we’ll continue rolling out regular updates like these to deliver new features and platform experiences to delight fans.
There are some Asia specific programs for gamers,
We continue to deliver exciting programs and offers for our fans across Asia. Gold Rush is a great program where fans can win a great prize pack featuring real Gold and a Collector’s Edition Titanfall pack for just being on Xbox Live Gold. In addition, if you purchase a 12 month Xbox Live Gold subscription before 30th of June 2014 you will be entitled to the Xbox One downloadable version of Ryse: Son of Rome, and Killer Instinct Ultra Edition Add-ons worth $100 value!