Early Monday morning, Microsoft revealed that it would be releasing a 1TB “Elite” version of it’s Xbox One console, that will come bundled with the new Elite controller they showed off at this year’s E3.
[The new package] comes fully loaded and jam packed with premium features to take your gaming to the next level. In addition to a matte finish, the Xbox One Elite Bundle includes a 1TB Solid State Hybrid Drive, which stores frequently-accessed files on a solid state partition and optimizes system performance so you can get to the action up to 20 percent faster from energy-saving mode.
The console will have a $499 price tag, and will be available worldwide in November, selling first at GameStop and Microsoft stores exclusively for the first month of sale (starting on the 3rd).
Also announced, is the “Xbox One Special Edition Lunar White Wireless Controller” which will be an updated version of the standard model Xbox One controller with improved “grip texture for more control and comfort” and will sport a white, gold, and black color scheme. The controller will be sold exclusively through GameStop in the US for $64.99, and will be available starting late September.