Microsoft squashes rumors of a cheaper, all-digital Xbox One

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Steve Dent
February 3, 2014 8:13 AM
Microsoft squashes rumors of a cheaper, all-digital Xbox One

Microsoft has no plans to build an Xbox One sans Blu-ray disc for $100 less than the current model, according to a tweet by Xbox chief Aaron Greenberg. Rumors about a cheaper, all-digital version with a 1TB drive floated up recently from the NeoGAF forums, with speculation that it might hit retail by October of this year. When asked to confirm over Twitter, Greenberg replied "No, you cannot believe everything you read on the internet." We're not sure if he's shooting down the entire idea of the model or just the time frame, but sources suggest that Redmond was at least testing such a version. Considering how excited folks were about a possible retail version of the white, employee-only Xbox One, we're not expecting the rumors to die down anytime soon.

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Microsoft squashes rumors of a cheaper, all-digital Xbox One