Nearly after a year of launching in US, Microsoft finally launched the Xbox One in India which is now available for purchase via e-commerce marketplace Amazon.
The pre-orders was started back in August via Amazon.in, and Microsoft has priced the Xbox One (without Kinect) at Rs. 39,990, and the Xbox One + Kinect Day One Edition at Rs. 45,990.
Those customers who pre-ordered the gaming device via Amazon will get FIFA 15 bundled for free, while those who pre-ordered the Xbox One with Kinect will get Dance Central Spotlight as well.
Commenting on the launch, ChakrapaniGollapali, Country General Manager, Consumer Channels Group, Microsoft, said “We have a truly passionate community of gamers in India and the Xbox One launch is dedicated to these fans.
Gaming in India will witness a new pace of growth and given our lineup of games, we shall give our fans many reasons to love being on the Xbox platform.
The Xbox platform shall be the pivotal destination and we look forward to working with the entertainment industry to deliver amazing experiences to our users.”
Microsoft is not emphasizing on gaming only, but also committed to give unprecedented entertainment experiences to users.
Therefore the company has also launched three new apps on for the platform; Bigflix, Gaana and Hungama – with a wide genre of Indian movie and music content.
The Xbox One comes with 1 Xbox One Wireless Controller, 1 Xbox One Chat Headset, 1 high speed HDMI cable, a 500GB hard drive, 2 AA batteries, power supply and AC power cord, and a 14 Day Xbox Live Gold Trial Card.