It has been a while since the Xbox One S launched around the world, and now we can finally mark our calendars for a South African launch day. Today Prima Interactive, the local distributors of Xbox South Africa, announced that come 13 April 2017, the Xbox One S will be in stores locally.
There are tons of great bundles to choose from for the launch of the console, these include both the Xbox One S 1TB model and the 500GB model. No matter what size console you are going for, you can choose from FIFA 17 with an extra Xbox One Controller or a 12 month Xbox Gold subscription with an extra Xbox One Controller. The 500GB model will go for R4999, while the 1TB model for R5999. Take a look at all the pre-order details here.
Some of the best places to order from
Depending on what bundle you are looking for, BT Games has them all up for pre-order. From the 1TB model with FIFA 17, right up to the 500GB model with two controllers and 12 Months Xbox Gold. TakeAlot also has the standard bundles up for pre-order to take a look at if you prefer dealing with them. If you are a fan of Raru's great service then you can take the dive and order from them.
We have been warned that pre-orders for these bundles will close on 6 April 2017, so you have until then to benefit from these awesome deals. Prima also shared that there might be limited stock on these units, so best get one before they sell out.
About the Xbox One S
"Play the greatest games line-up, including Xbox 360 classics, on a 40% smaller console. Experience richer, more luminous colours in games and video with High Dynamic Range. It’s the only console with built-in 4K Ultra HD Blu-ray and 4K video streaming including content from partners like Netflix. In addition, the Xbox One S provides High Dynamic Range (HDR) for supported video and games like Gears of War 4, Forza Horizon 3, NBA 2K17 and Deus Ex: Mankind Divided. Everything you loved about Xbox 360 is even better on Xbox One."
High Dynamic Range - Experience richer, more luminous colours in games like Gears of War 4 and Forza Horizon 3. With a higher contrast ratio between lights and darks, High Dynamic Range technology brings out the true visual depth of your games. HDR functionality available with supported games and TVs.
4K Ultra HD - With four times the resolution of standard HD, 4K Ultra HD delivers the clearest, most realistic video possible. Stream 4K content on Netflix, and watch Ultra HD Blu-ray™ movies in stunning visual fidelity with High Dynamic Range. *4K streaming with select apps, see Xbox.com.
40% smaller - Play the greatest games line-up, including Xbox 360 classics (supported titles only), on a 40% smaller console. Just don’t let its size fool you: with an internal power supply and up to 1TB of internal storage, the Xbox One S is the most advanced Xbox ever.
IR Blaster - Configure your Xbox One S to turn on other devices, like your TV, audio/video receiver, and satellite receiver. Whether you’re playing a game or watching a movie, the integrated IR Blaster will get you to the action faster, allowing you to leave your remotes behind.
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