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Gears Of War 4 Xbox One S Will Run You $449

by Mike Futter on Jul 14, 2016 at 09:12 AM

If you’re already planning on upgrading to an Xbox One S this year and have your heart set on Gears of War 4, this one’s for you. Microsoft has announced the first limited edition Xbox One S, decorated in Gears of War 4 blood red.

The console includes a 2TB hard drive and will retail for $449. It comes bundled with Gears of War 4: Ultimate Edition, which features “play anywhere” support on Xbox One and Windows 10. The season pass, including the Vintage VIP and Vintage JD gear packs are bundled in, as well.

Those that opt for the Gears of War 4 Xbox One S will get early access to the game on October 7. That’s four days ahead of its retail release.

For those that simply want a new Xbox One S controller, there is a Gears of War 4 edition being sold separately. The JD Fenix Limited Edition controller will is priced at $74.99. It will begin shipping on September 13.

The Xbox One S will include a 4K blu-ray player and HDR visuals. Microsoft maintains that this new version will offer no game performance advantage over the original Xbox One. 

For more on Gears of War 4, check out our coverage hub from April.

[Source: Microsoft]


Our Take
As far as limited edition consoles go, this one’s a looker. If you’re thinking about a 2TB version of the new console and have the slightest interest in Gears of War 4, this bundle will save you a bit of money.