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New Xbox One console-only option for $599

New Xbox One console-only option for $599 and new RRP of $699 on existing Xbox One in NZ - Available June 9

Microsoft has today announced it is introducing a new standalone Xbox One offering without a Kinect sensor. It is also reducing the price of its current Xbox One console bundled with Kinect1.

The new standalone Xbox One bundle is priced at $5992 and will be available in all current markets where Xbox One is currently sold. It includes everything that can be found in the current Xbox package3 except a Kinect sensor.

The new price of the current Xbox One SKU with Kinect included is $6992. Both will be available for purchase from June 9 from selected retailers nationwide. The price revision is specific to New Zealand only.

The new Xbox One SKU delivers all the great Xbox One features and benefits including access to multiplayer on Xbox Live and unmatched blockbuster games such as “Titanfall,” “Call of Duty: Ghosts,” “Forza Motorsport 5,” “Dead Rising 3,” “Ryse: Son of Rome” and upcoming titles such as “Watch_Dogs,” “Destiny” and “Sunset Overdrive.”

Gamers can also access popular entertainment apps, such as Twitch, YouTube and Netflix, as well as watch live TV and use OneGuide. That's in addition to the features that already make the Xbox One great, including the ability to get game invites while watching TV, switch between games and entertainment apps, enjoy Twitch broadcasts and upload your favourite gaming moments.

More details about the new Xbox One as well as video Q&A with Phil Spencer, Head of Xbox, and Yusuf Mehdi, Corporate Vice President of Marketing, Strategy and Business, Xbox, are available on Xbox Wire.


1Price change on Xbox current Xbox One SKU (with Kinect Sensor) is specific to New Zealand.
2(NZD) Recommended Retail Price, the actual price you pay will be determined by your retailer.
3Both Xbox One SKUs come the below components. Kinect Sensor comes with the current Xbox One SKU only.
· Xbox One Console

· 500GB Hard Drive

· Xbox One Wireless Controller

· Xbox One Chat Headset

· HDMI Cable

· Power Supply

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