It’s official. The Xbox One will be available in India from September 23 at prices starting Rs 39,990. The Xbox One with Kinect will cost Rs 45,990.
Each basic system will include the Xbox One console — which features a 500GB hard drive, Blu-ray player and built-in Wi-Fi — an Xbox One Wireless Controller and a free 14-day trial of Xbox Live Gold.
Those opting for the Kinect version 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 in games such “Kinect Sports Rivals,” “Dead Rising 3,” and “Project Spark”.
“The Xbox One gaming launch line up in India will be colossal, bringing the best line up of 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,” said Anshu Mor, Microsoft India’s Director – Interactive Entertainment Business.
In the release, Mor said another exciting programme will be Gold Rush where fans can win a great prize pack featuring real Gold and a Collector’s Edition Titanfall pack for just being on Xbox Live Gold. “In addition, if you purchase a 12 month Xbox Live Gold subscription before 30th of June 2014 you will be entitled to the Xbox One downloadable version of Ryse: Son of Rome, and Killer Instinct Ultra Edition Add-ons worth $100 value,” Mor added.