At least for one console, the drought of pricing and release date details has ended. Microsoft has officially announced that the Xbox Series X along with the Xbox Series S will launch on November 10th. The Series X will cost $499, the Series S will cost $299. Pre-Orders for both consoles will start on September 22nd.
Along with this announcement, a blog post from Phil Spencer has revealed some details as it retains to Xbox All Access.
Phil Spencer, Head of XboxWe’re expanding our Xbox All Access program to 12 countries this holiday, with more to come in 2021.
Whether you’re upgrading to the newest consoles or joining the Xbox family for the first time, Xbox All Access is the easiest way to get the best of Xbox. Xbox All Access provides an Xbox Series X, or Series S, along with 24 months of the full Xbox Game Pass Ultimate experience. In total, that means you get access to:
•The next-generation Xbox console of your choice
•Over 100 high-quality games to play on console, including next-gen Optimized games
•Over 100 high-quality games to play on PC
•An EA Play membership to play more than 60 of EA’s biggest and best console and PC games
•And over 100 games to play from the cloud
That’s all with no upfront costs and a low monthly price. Xbox Series S will be available starting from $24.99 a month for 24 months and Xbox Series X will be available starting from $34.99 a month for 24 months.
On another note from the blog post, Xbox and EA are teaming up to provide Xbox Game Pass Ultimate and PC members with an EA Play membership at no additional cost starting this holiday.
Microsoft has also just released a video titled “Inside the Xbox Series S” that goes more in-depth behind the tech of the Series A including FPS, loading times, and new features such as Quick Resume. You can view the video below.
Microsoft has also revealed the launch titles for the Xbox Series X, whether or not more games will be added to the launch lineup before release is unknown at this time.
Announced Launch Titles for the Xbox Series X:
- Gears Tactics
- Tetris Effect: Connected
- Assassin’s Creed Valhalla
- Watch Dogs: Legion
- Dirt 5
Microsoft has finally revealed a lot of the basic information we wanted to know about their direction for their next-gen consoles, now the ball is Sony’s court, one can only guess when they’ll reveal all about the PlayStation 5.
The Xbox Series X will be available for $499 and the Xbox Series S will be available for $299. Both consoles are set for release on November 10th.