1TB Xbox One Launches Next Week, New Controller and Halo: The Master Chief Collection Included

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Timed perfectly to capitalize on E3 hype, Microsoft has announced that its new 1TB Xbox One console will begin shipping to US retailers on Tuesday, June 16. The price has been set at $399, with the standard 500GB console to remain at a permanent price point of $349 for retail markets in the US, UK, Hong Kong, Korea, Singapore, Taiwan and India.

In addition to sporting a new matte finish and the doubled storage capacity, all 1TB Xbox Ones will ship standard with an upgraded wireless controller featuring a built-in 3.5mm stereo headset jack, improved bumpers, and support for wireless firmware updates.

For a limited time and in select regions only, the 1TB console will come bundled with a digital download voucher for Halo: The Master Chief Collection, eating up around 80GB of that beefed up HDD right out of the box.

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The new wireless controller is now available standalone in a special edition Covert Forces silver and black camouflage theme for $64.99. A standard black model is scheduled to go on sale for $59.99 in July.

In an ongoing effort to unify gaming across Xbox One and PC with the coming launch of Windows 10, this fall Microsoft will also release an Xbox Wireless Adapter to enable cross-compatibility with the Xbox One wireless controller. It will be sold separately for $24.99, or bundled with a controller for $79.95.

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Source: New Xbox One 1TB Console Unveiled, Xbox One 500GB Console Reduced to $349 [Xbox Wire]

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