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Topic # 198707 19-Jul-2016 19:31
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Last month, we revealed a new member of the Xbox One family, the Xbox One S. Today, we’re excited to announce that the highly-anticipated 2TB Xbox One S launch edition will begin hitting shelves in New Zealand and other regions on August 2. That means that all pre-orders will arrive on August 2 and, for those of you that haven’t yet, you can still pre-order a 2TB Xbox One S launch edition through microsoftstore.com and select retailers. Availability is limited and demand is high so you’ll want to check with your local retailer for more information and pre-order your console soon.

 

Xbox One S is the most compact Xbox yet, 40 percent smaller than the original Xbox One, and includes a built-in power supply. We also shifted one of the three USB ports and the pairing button to the front of the Xbox One S alongside the newly added IR blaster for increased accessibility.

 

Beyond the fresh new design, Xbox One S is the first and only console that allows you to watch Blu-ray movies and stream video in stunning 4K Ultra HD with High Dynamic Range (HDR). That means you’ll get to enjoy your favorite shows and movies in the clearest, most realistic video possible. With HDR support for video and gaming, Xbox One games like Gears of War 4, Forza Horizon 3, and Scalebound will look even better thanks to a higher contrast ratio between lights and darks, bringing out the true visual depth of your favorite games.

Xbox One S also comes bundled with the new Xbox Wireless Controller featuring textured grip, improved Xbox Wireless signal and added Bluetooth* support. The controller can be purchased as a standalone item. All Xbox One games, accessories and Xbox Live services will work with Xbox One S.

 

The 2TB launch edition Xbox One S will be available in limited quantities for NZ$649 on August 2 in New Zealand and the following regions: Australia, Austria, Belgium, Canada, Czech Republic, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Ireland, Italy, Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Slovakia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Turkey, UK and United States. Xbox One S will also be hitting store shelves for additional markets later this year.

 

With the biggest blockbuster lineup of games in Xbox history coming to Xbox One and Windows 10 this year, platform updates to help you stay connected with friends on Xbox Live with even more games across your favorite devices and more hardware options available, 2016 and beyond is looking to be an incredible time to be an Xbox gamer.

 





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  Reply # 1603296 3-Aug-2016 07:43
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Got mine yesterday, very pleased with it. Seems snappier, but then it would its new. So much easier to move around without the power supply, not that you are likely to move it around that much. Media remote seems to work better with it too, its more forgiving when you point it in other directions. Built in IR blaster also works well. Noise is similar to older version, if not slightly louder by a touch. I've read today that is uses a lot less power, which is always a good thing.

 

Comes with a very nice white controller,which i'm too grubby to be a fan of a white controller. No headset in the box, which is a shame. 1.5 m Power lead, and 2 m high Speed HDMI cable and the stand is included in the 2tb version.

 

I'd love to be able to tell you all about how wonderful 4k plays, but i don't have any content nor display yet.





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  Reply # 1603323 3-Aug-2016 09:00
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Do you have an amplifier? Can it play Dolby True HD / DTS Master HD via Blu-ray?


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  Reply # 1603330 3-Aug-2016 09:12
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Any issues with setting up and outputting to 4k.

 

Do you have a 4k TV to test with and will apps like Netflix and Youtube display in 4k?

 

 

 

 





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  Reply # 1603333 3-Aug-2016 09:14
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I want. No. I NEED one. Although all I play on my 360 is battlefield 3, which last time checked, isn't yet compatible with One.

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  Reply # 1603336 3-Aug-2016 09:18
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cleggy2: I want. No. I NEED one. Although all I play on my 360 is battlefield 3, which last time checked, isn't yet compatible with One.

 

 

 

You should buy 2 of them then :P


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  Reply # 1603339 3-Aug-2016 09:23
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Shindig:

 

Any issues with setting up and outputting to 4k.

 

Do you have a 4k TV to test with and will apps like Netflix and Youtube display in 4k?

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

I guess you didnt read the last bit of my post, sadly, no 4k content or 4k TV.





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  Reply # 1603340 3-Aug-2016 09:24
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Unfortunately my financial controller says NOOOOOOOOO.!!!😭

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cleggy2: Unfortunately my financial controller says NOOOOOOOOO.!!!😭

 

 

 

easier to say i'm sorry than ask permission :P


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  Reply # 1603344 3-Aug-2016 09:30
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cleggy2: Unfortunately my financial controller says NOOOOOOOOO.!!!😭

 

Fire them and get a better one.





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Dunnersfella:

 

Do you have an amplifier? Can it play Dolby True HD / DTS Master HD via Blu-ray?

 

 

 

 

Yes, i do, however i just use the optical port so just normal Dolby digital 5.1, not sure my amp supports that format its an older yamaha. would that have to pass through HDMI?





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i'm stupid! Sorry.

 

 

 

keepitwarm:

 

Shindig:

 

Any issues with setting up and outputting to 4k.

 

Do you have a 4k TV to test with and will apps like Netflix and Youtube display in 4k?

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

I guess you didnt read the last bit of my post, sadly, no 4k content or 4k TV.

 





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OMG Xbox finally has no power brick!!! Sure that might not be a big deal to everyone, but I **#@$#@$~! hated those things.  pushing my entertainment cabinet out from the wall.  use to drive me mad. 

 

might upgrade just for that reason....


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  Reply # 1603376 3-Aug-2016 10:03
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Especially when the brick is almost the size of some other consoles.

 

I will not be upgrading till they do a black version of it tho. Technology products are supposed to be black or silver. Ugh. White is just gross for appliances.





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richms:

 

Especially when the brick is almost the size of some other consoles.

 

I will not be upgrading till they do a black version of it tho. Technology products are supposed to be black or silver. Ugh. White is just gross for appliances.

 

 

 

 

personally I prefer white, and I hate silver.  but agreed, should be a choice of black or white.


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  Reply # 1603405 3-Aug-2016 10:46
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keepitwarm:

 

Comes with a very nice white controller,which i'm too grubby to be a fan of a white controller.

 

 

This is a problem!


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