Microsoft has just officially announced what was already an open secret: the new Xbox One S All- Digital Edition designed for “digital natives”, those who do not use discs for one simple reason, when they were born there was already internet. Basically this console is focused on digital games, so it will not have a disc reader. are gamers ready to say goodbye to game console discs?
The new Xbox One S All- Digital Edition is completely identical to the current Xbox One S, and will go on sale worldwide on May 7 for $249.
Xbox One S All-Digital Edition: three games included and other features that won’t go unnoticed
This will be a game console focused 100 percent on downloadable content. But it is also designed for an audience looking for a more affordable device, so Microsoft’s intention is to price it $50 below the standard Xbox One S.
But that’s not all, whoever purchases the device will get it with the video games Minecraft, Forza Horizon 3 and Sea of Thieves.
In a press release, the company commented that:
“Functionally, Xbox One S All- Digital Edition is just as powerful as Xbox One S, and its dimensions are exactly the same. The only difference is that it does not include an optical disc reader.”
In addition, it includes a 1TB hard disk and will be compatible with the full range of existing accessories. On the other hand, you should know that all digitally purchased games and applications can be used on the console.
And there is more! Microsoft will include a promotion that consists of offering three months of Game Pass for $1, but also a free month of Xbox Live Gold. However, it is important to note that as soon as the three-month period is over, the usual Game Pass fee of $10 per month is due.
And now what will their rivals do?
For its part, Sony recently announced its next console whose (unofficial) name will be PS5. However, everything seems to indicate that this one will be compatible with games of previous models, and it will also have an 8K resolution.
The Japanese company has not yet made any reference to abandoning the discs, but it is believed that this could happen with the launch of another console with a tentative date of 2020.
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