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Microsoft Announces New All-Digital Xbox Consoles, Unveils New Games


Microsoft made waves during its annual Xbox Games Showcase, revealing exciting updates for gamers worldwide. Here are the key highlights:

1. All-Digital Xbox Series X

The rumors were true: Microsoft unveiled an all-digital version of its popular Xbox Series X. This sleek console retains the power of the original but ditches the disc drive. The new all-digital Xbox Series X comes in a fresh “Robot White” colorway and features a 1TB SSD. Gamers who prefer digital downloads can rejoice, as this console caters specifically to their needs.

2. Special-Edition Xbox Series X

For those seeking a touch of luxury, Microsoft introduced the “Galaxy Black” special-edition Xbox Series X. This premium model boasts a spacious 2TB hard drive and a stunning color scheme inspired by the cosmos. Priced at $600, it’s a collector’s dream.

3. Xbox Series S Gets an Upgrade

The Xbox Series S, already a hit among budget-conscious gamers, now offers a 1TB variant in the same Robot White hue. Priced at $349.99, this all-digital console provides an affordable entry point into the Xbox ecosystem.

4. New Games Teased

Beyond the hardware upgrades, Microsoft captivated audiences with trailers for a slate of highly anticipated games. Call of Duty: Black Ops 6, featuring classic 6v6 maps and a revamped Zombie mode, is set to launch on October 25th and will be available on day one with Game Pass.

Other highlights included Indiana Jones and the Great Circle, Assassin’s Creed Shadows, Diablo 4, the visually stunning Flight Simulator 2024, and a new Dragon Age title – Dragon Age: The Veilguard.

5. Next-Gen Hardware in the Works

Xbox president Sarah Bond hinted that Microsoft remains “hard at work” on a next-generation console. While details are scarce, this news suggests that the gaming giant has big plans for the future.

Whether you’re a seasoned gamer or a newcomer, Microsoft’s latest announcements promise an exciting holiday season. Stay tuned for more updates as we approach the release dates!

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