Microsoft arrived at E3 2016 and made a pretty huge reveal during the start of its press conference.
They were hard at work on developing a slimmer and sexier Xbox One model that came with a ton of viable features. That console was revealed to be the Xbox One S. What made that reveal even better is the fact that it’s arriving in the same year it was shown off. If you’re prepared to move on from the original Xbox One console iteration, the Xbox One S should be your next designated move.
We’re going to list the current lineup of Xbox One S bundles that you should keep an eye on and eventually add to your media center.
1. Xbox One S 2TB Console – Launch Edition
This launch model will be among the first set of Xbox One S’ that will see a release. The feature set for it is astounding: it will come with an internal 4K Ultra HD Blu-Ray Player and be able to stream 4K content through assorted streaming services (Netflix, Amazon Video etc.). The High Dynamic Range mechanic allows games to look even better than before. As you can see, it’s much smaller than the original Xbox One (it’s actually 40-percent smaller, as a matter of fact!). There’s no need to worry about the huge battery “brick” anymore since the Xbox One S has an internal power supply.
You’ll never have to worry about running out of GB space because this model comes with 2TB worth of storage. The IR Blaster included with this console will allow you to easily turn on other devices (such as your TV, audio/video receiver and cable/satellite receiver). The remodeled controller comes with a more textured grip and increased wireless range so you can play farther away from your console. The vertical console stand will help make your new Xbox One S stand out even more. This bundle also comes with a 14-day Xbox Live Gold Trial. And if you still have your Kinect, it’s compatible with the Xbox One S. Head to this link to pick up a free Xbox Kinect Adapter if you already own a Kinect.
2. Xbox One S 1TB Console – Madden NFL 17 Bundle
When a new year rolls around, the next sequel in any long line of sports games is sure to come through. And for 2016, EA Sports (“It’s in the Game!”) is set to give American football fans some more Madden action. Madden NFL 17 will be available on it’s own but if you’re looking to upgrade your Xbox One and guarantee yourself a copy of the game, this bundle should be a top priority. This bundle arrives with a digital download token for the game and a 1TB Xbox One S. It’s a safe bet that the buyers of this bundle will get to enjoy some beautiful looking real-time games via the NFL on Xbox One app.
3. Xbox One S 500GB Console – Halo Collection Bundle
Master Chief’s experienced an epic journey across the universe against a horde of alien enemies. His games are synonymous with the Microsoft Xbox brand and continue to be to this day. This Xbox One S bundle is the perfect gift for those who want every main game within the Halo series. This 500GB Xbox One S comes with a full game download token for Halo: The Master Chief Collection and a physical version for Halo 5: Guardians. The collection gives you access to Halo Combat Evolved: Anniversary, Halo 2: Anniversary, Halo 3, Halo 3: ODST, Halo 4 and the digital TV series Halo: Nightfall.
4. Xbox One S 2TB Console – Gears of War 4 Limited Edition Bundle
Getting this Xbox One S bundle means you’re hitting the jackpot. Not only will you get yourself a new Xbox One S, you’ll be getting a custom console who’s color scheme has been dubbed “Crimson Omen.” The controller packaged with this console is also adorned in that awesome war paint. And there’s no need to ever worry about running out of space because this Xbox On S comes with 2TB worth of storage.
The biggest portion of this bundle is the inclusion of a full game download token for Gears of War 4: Ultimate Edition. That version of the game (which gives you access to the Windows 10 PC version) lets you play it four days early. The inclusion of the Season Pass comes with the Vintage VIP Pack, one year of unlimited map access, early access to an exclusive VIP playlist and six exclusive Gear Packs. Getting Gears 4 lets you download the entire backward compatible collection of Gears games for a limited time, too.
4. Xbox One S 500GB Console – Battlefield 1 Bundle/Xbox One S 1TB Console – Battlefield 1 Special Edition Bundle
For the 1st-person military shooting fans out there, this Battlefield 1 bundle should be one of your most sought after options. This first pick comes in one variation with a 500GB Xbox One S and a digital download token for EA’s WWII shooter. On top of all that, you’ll get a free month of EA Access. This subscription service allows you to play a few of EA’s upcoming games a week early and also check out some of the publisher’s back catalog.
There’s another option that will make sure you’re set up with an Xbox One S and Battlefield 1. The 1TB variation is the ultimate bundle since it comes with a full download of Battlefield 1’s Early Enlister Deluxe Edition, which includes the Hellfighter Pack, Red Baron Pack, Lawrence of Arabia Pack, a new visual appearance for the Behemoths and five separate Battlepacks worth of DLC. This Xbox One S comes decked out in a custom color that’s war paint themed (the controller and vertical system stand included with this bundle comes in the same color). Plus you’re getting that EA Access, so this one’s actually the bigger deal.
4. Xbox One S 500GB Console – Minecraft Bundle
Simply put, Minecraft is a global phenomenon. Youngsters and even adults alike have gotten sucked up into the green, blue and brown color pallet worlds that exist within this creation/survival juggernaut. Future Xbox One S owners will want to get on the bandwagon with this game by picking up this exclusive bundle. This Minecraft Xbox One S bundle will gift you with a 500GB model of the console, a digital version of the game and the following DLC: the Favorites Pack and the Builder’s Pack. Get your younger gamer in tune with today’s latest gaming craze by copping them this latest Xbox One S bundle.