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Xbox One Coming in November at $499

10 Jun, 2013 By: Chris Tribbey

Microsoft’s Xbox One will be available in November and will come with a $499.99 price point, the company announced June 10.

The system features a 500 GB hard drive, a Blu-ray Disc drive, built-in WiFi, the new Kinect motion and voice control system, a wireless controller and a free 14-day trial of Xbox Live Gold. The system will feature dozens of apps, including Netflix, Hulu Plus, HBO Go and more.

Microsoft is also offering a limited-edition commemorative bundle to fans who reserve the system at retailers, which includes premium packaging, a limited-edition Xbox One Day One wireless controller, and special bonus content for some games.

Xbox Live Gold members will receive two free Xbox 360 game downloads per month from July 1 through Dec. 31, including Halo 3 and Assassin’s Creed II. Xbox Live Gold members will also get a free download of Fable III.

Xbox One will allow owners to record, edit and share gaming moments, and the system will have a bevy of new games released when it’s available.

“Microsoft Studios is committed to making Xbox One the best place to play games, with more titles in development and more exclusives coming than at any time in the history of Xbox,” said Phil Spencer, corporate vice president of Microsoft Studios. “With amazing games such as Forza Motorsport 5, Ryse: Son of Rome, Dead Rising 3, Halo Xbox One, Kinect Sports Rivals, Project Spark and Quantum Break, Xbox will continue to lead the industry with the biggest exclusives, new IP and blockbuster franchises that will delight gamers for the next decade and beyond.”

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