To recap, the Xbox One's 13 launch markets are Australia, Austria, Brazil, Canada, France, Germany, Ireland, Italy, Mexico, Spain, United Kingdom, United States and New Zealand. Meanwhile, Belgium, Denmark, Finland, the Netherlands, Norway, Russia, Sweden, and Switzerland, all initially on the launch list, won't see the Xbox One arrive until 2014.
As for the price, the Xbox One lands at $500 in the US, €500 in Europe, and £430 in the UK. The console's Standard edition includes the system, new Kinect sensor, Chat headset, and controller, as well as necessities including an HDMI cable, power supply, and Quick Start guide. Day One editions are also available at the same price, swapping out the Standard controller for a unique Day One controller with chrome d-pad, while also bundling in a Day One achievement code along with special packaging. In Europe, all Day One pre-orders score a free copy of football sim FIFA 14.
So that's it: We have dates and prices for both Sony and Microsoft's next-gen consoles, meaning we can finally plan the rest of our lives accordingly. Phew!
- Key specs
- Reviews • 93
- Game format Optical disc, Downloadable
- Online features Multiplayer, Voice chat, Video chat, Store, Browser
- Drive capacity 500 GB
- Controller type Wired, Wireless
- Motion controls Camera / optical
- Video outputs HDMI
- Released 2013-11-22