Say goodbye to your discs!

New Disc-Less Xbox Console Gets A ‘Tentative’ Release Date

We might be on the cusp of a new generation of consoles, but it seems there’s still room in the market for a new version of the Xbox One – or so Microsoft believes.

We’ve known for a while that Microsoft has been working on a disc-less Xbox, but it looks like it might be releasing sooner than we all thought.

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According to a report from WindowsCentral, the launch is just a few weeks away, with a “tentative” date of May 7th in place.

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WindowsCentral says it’s received product photographs of the new Xbox, which previously went under the development name “Maverick.”

It’s official name is now said to be the ‘Xbox One S All-Digital edition,’ and if you’re a Microsoft fan who hates the clutter of discs, this might be the one for you.

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WindowsCentral did not share the supposed images of the console, instead favouring Photoshopped versions to protect the final design. It did state that the Xbox One S All-Digital appears to be “virtually identical” to the current iteration of the Xbox One S, but obviously without the disc drive.

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It reportedly will come with a 1TB HDD, along with a bunch of digital games codes, and is expected to have “the lowest recommended retail price of all current Xbox One consoles.”

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With nothing yet solidly confirmed from Microsoft, it’s best to take all this information with a few mugs of salt, because a grain just won’t cut it with this one.

It’s definitely an odd time to bring out the console, consider that rumours suggest next-gen gaming is just around the corner.

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Will you be picking up an Xbox One S All-Digital?

 

 

Featured Image Credit: Microsoft