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Xbox One coming to India in September starting at INR 39,990

Xbox One

On the heels of the Xbox Media Briefing at E3, Microsoft has announced the details about Xbox One availability in India.

Xbox One will be available in India from September 23, 2014 starting at INR 39,990. Every Xbox One system will include the Xbox One console with a 500GB hard drive, Blu-ray player, and built-in Wi-Fi as well as one Xbox One Wireless Controller. There would also be a free 14-day trial of Xbox Live Gold for new members. 

The Xbox One with Kinect would retail at INR 45,990. Customers who buy this bundle will be able to experience a number of games and entertainment experiences exclusive to Xbox including gesture controls, biometric sign-in, controller paring, Skype video calls, instant personalization, instant scanning of QR codes, and enhanced features only available with Kinect games.

The Xbox One launch in India will bring exclusive blockbusters, including AAA titles like Forza Horizon 2 and Halo:The Master Chief Collection, which comes with the highly anticipated Halo 5: Guardians multiplayer beta.

The Xbox One experience in India will include Game DVR allowing you to capture and record your greatest game moments while the Upload Studio will make it easy to edit and share clips with your community. You will also be able to watch live TV from your cable, telco or satellite set-top box through your Xbox One with HDMI-pass through.

Microsoft India will be sharing more details shortly about the launch game bundles, ways to pre-order and a full list of games and entertainment experiences soon and we’ll bring you all the updates. Till then, start saving up and mark the date for Xbox One!

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Rehan Saleem says:

My birthday release. Hmmm....Who's gifting me one?

sd173 says:

That's an unfair pricing. I just searched "INR 39990 to USD" and it converts to 675.51 USD. For shame Microsoft, for shame.

Etios says:

What Shame?? This is due to high import duty+ local taxes, PS4 costs the same in India.

Aashish13 says:

You're right now they have to cut price at l least ₹3000

Akash Oak says:

Its really too costly....MS should make consoles affordable to Indians as they are really looking to buy everything cheaply..

Etios says:

Yes, they should give it for free and i am quite sure you will also start working for free from now on. 

Winnabe says:

Well, your snark is acknowledged. But MSFT is undermining the importance of reasonable pricing in India.

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Etios says:

That is the same price as PS4, High pricing is due to high import duty + local taxes, so no undermining the importance of reaonable pricing by MSFT.

mpt15 says:

Import duty and taxes aren't that high.

Musicman247 says:

But when is it coming to India?

Read the article?

Kumar Gaurav says:

read the title. It says september 

Musicman247 says:

This was a joke comment based on the fact that every Xbox One article up until now has had someone ask this question, regardless of the topic of the article.

Starbane says:

So when is Windows Phone 10 coming out?

Just announced.. Available after 2 months to end user.

alv3st3r says:

After Windows Phone 9.

rattletop says:

Umm. Is it a joke if you have to mention it?

klaw24 says:

Time to start saving up.

mahesh nakka says:

Yeah already saved 30 k need more 15 k yeah baby....

Damn! With this price point, my savings will either go for a new Lumia (930 most possibly) or Xbox one... I'm confused :/

Would love ❤ to play Halo and assassins' creed in Xbox. Hope wpcentral throws in a contest for it :p

lum5 says:

Not Xbox cortana was to be launched in September....

Sarang68 says:

So for those with analog set top boxes (cough,cough, me!) will have to go for digital ones with HDMI out to watch & control TV through gestures. (Kinect).

YIPPIEE KAY YAAYYY!!!!!!!!

vinayscxbox says:

Finally some good news. But its a bit too costly..

Am gonna get this..thot of upgrading my pc for GTA V...now I will get this one