The world’s most powerful console, Xbox One X, launches in India

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New Delhi, January 23, 2018  Today, Microsoft launches the Xbox One X in India, the world’s most powerful console that brings a new era of immersive 4K gaming and 4K entertainment to local gamers. With 40 percent more power than any other console, Xbox One X is where console gamers can play the best versions of games. At a suggested retail price of INR 44,990, the Xbox One X launches with its most diverse games lineup in Xbox history.

“We are delighted to offer gamers the world’s most powerful console with access to the largest and most diverse games lineup in Xbox history, including Forza Motorsport 7, Assassin’s Creed: Origins, Cuphead and Super Lucky’s Tale, out of more than 1,300 titles and more than 220 exclusives available on the Xbox One X, just a few short months after the device’s global launch. We’ve listened to our community and are excited to be bringing this new console to Indian gamers”, said Priyadarshi Mohapatra – Country General Manager, Consumer & Devices Sales, Microsoft India.

The Xbox One X will be available for purchase online in India on the Microsoft India store, Amazon and Flipkart. Consumers can also buy the Xbox One X from Landmark and Croma retail stores. The device will also be available for purchase from over 100 gaming specialty stores in India.

The power of Xbox One X

Xbox One X is built for true 4K gaming, with enough power to drive native 4K resolutions, High Dynamic Range and Wide Color Gamut into a pristine visual package beyond what’s capable in existing consoles. Existing Xbox One games play even better, with improved textures, smoother frame rates and faster load times, even on a 1080p TV. Xbox One X is also the only product in the world that packs all of the following features in one amazing device: 4K gaming for the world’s greatest games, a built-in 4K Ultra HD Blu-ray player, 4K streaming capabilities, High Dynamic Range support for gaming and video, and premium audio that puts gamers in the center of spatial sound with Dolby Atmos support. The craftsmanship in the Xbox One X hardware means it’s not only the world’s most powerful console, it’s also the smallest and most feature-rich Xbox ever. 

Xbox One X Enhanced

Xbox One X Enhanced games have been updated or built specifically to take full advantage of the world’s most powerful console and its 4K UHD and HDR capabilities. More than 80 new and existing games are enhanced for Xbox One X to take advantage of its full power, including Forza Motorsport 7, Super Lucky’s Tale, Middle-earth: Shadow of War, Assassin’s Creed Origins, Halo Wars 2, Gears of War 4, Halo 5: Guardians, Minecraft, FIFA 18, Final Fantasy XV, Star Wars Battlefront II and PLAYERUNKNOWN’S BATTLEGROUNDS. More information on the Xbox One X Enhanced program can be found by visiting https://www.xbox.com/enhanced. 

Xbox One family of devices

Xbox One X is the newest member of the Xbox One family of devices, and will be available for gamers worldwide alongside the Xbox One S. The Xbox One family of devices delivers the best games of the past, present and future, with more than 1,300 Xbox One games and more than 220 exclusives playable across the entire Xbox One family of devices including both current generation titles and backwards compatibility on selected titles from the Xbox 360 and original Xbox eras. Furthermore, all Xbox One accessories are also compatible across the family.

Whether playing on Xbox One X or Xbox One S, gamers are treated to gaming features exclusive to the Xbox platform:

  • Xbox Live, the fastest, most reliable gaming network1.
  • 4K UHD Blu-ray and streaming
  • Xbox Game Pass, a monthly membership that provides unlimited access to more than 100 games.

The latest on where to buy Xbox One X can be found at xbox.com/xboxonex. 

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About Microsoft India

Founded in 1975, Microsoft (Nasdaq “MSFT” @microsoft) is the leading platform and productivity company for the mobile-first, cloud-first world, and its mission is to empower every person and every organization on the planet to achieve more. Microsoft set up its India operations in 1990. Today, Microsoft entities in India have over 8,000 employees, engaged in sales and marketing, research and development and customer services and support, across 11 Indian cities – Ahmedabad, Bangalore, Chennai, New Delhi, Gurugram, Noida, Hyderabad, Kochi, Kolkata, Mumbai and Pune. Microsoft offers its global cloud services from local datacenters to accelerate digital transformation across Indian start-ups, businesses, and government agencies. In 2016, Microsoft opened one of its eight Cyber Security Engagement Centers in the country, to address security needs of both public and private sectors.

1 Independent IHS Markit study, June/July 2017. Tested on Xbox One versus PlayStation 4 on five of the top- selling games with matchmaking; results may vary, not an endorsement.

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