Microsoft Prices Xbox One At $499, Pre-Orders Are Open Now
Xbox is also introducing a limited-edition commemorative bundle to fans that reserve the system at major retailers. Reserving the commemorative bundle guarantees that you will be able to purchase the new system on day one. Each commemorative bundle will include an Xbox One system that comes in premium black packaging with a limited edition Xbox One Day One wireless controller, and a unique commemorative Day One Achievement. The commemorative bundle will be available in limited quantities and while supplies last, for $499.99, €499 (EUR) or £429 (GBP).
To reserve your Xbox One system today, and for the full list of launch countries and prices, visit http://www.xbox.com for participating retailers. Gotta say, though, that's a pretty high entry price. Is this the new normal?