News & Reviews: Xbox One specification
Last Updated: Dec 17, 2013
While there may be gamers who don't care about how much money they throw at their games and gaming consoles, these still don't compare to users who'd go out and get a $10000 (RM32375) Xbox One just because they can. Still, if one likes gold and other shiny things, then a gold plated Xbox One should be perfect. Currently available for around $10000 (RM32375), the gold plated Xbox One is available from Harrods of London. Tech specs and features are more or less the same but if the controller is also gold-plated you can expect to get tired from couch gaming very soon. No news yet of a gold plated AND crystal covered version yet, but just wait and see. Also no news of any Malaysia release dates or pricing, but if you're willing to shell out RM32375 for a game console, travel or shipping shouldn't be an issue.
Last Updated: Jun 20, 2013
When Microsoft first announced their latest next-gen console the Xbox One, it came with a whole bunch of restrictions including having to be always online and you couldn't lend games to more than one person. Even then, lending was one big hassle just for that one friend. Xbox fans can now rejoice though as Microsoft are taking back those policies. Check out the quote below:
"An internet connection will not be required to play offline Xbox One games – After a one-time system set-up with a new Xbox One, you can play any disc based game without ever connecting online again. There is no 24 hour connection requirement and you can take your Xbox One anywhere you want and play your games, just like on Xbox 360.
Last Updated: Jun 12, 2013
Based on a recent interview from Alan Bowman, Microsoft regional vice president for sales and marketing in Asia, the Xbox One will only be brought over to Asia in November... 2014. Even then, this will only be for existing Asian Xbox Live countries such as Hong Kong, India, Japan, Singapore, South Korea and Taiwan. Malaysia was unfortunately not in the list.
Last Updated: Jun 11, 2013
Microsoft has finally disclosed their Xbox One game console. The console has typically been constrained mostly to the US market, while other markets around the world had to deal with rings of death and various other problems on their own. Thankfully, Microsoft have decided to make it officially available globally in 21 markets around the world. It will be available this November for $499 (RM1565) in the US. In Europe it will go for EUR 499 (RM2066) and GBP 429 (RM2088) in UK. Unfortunately, Malaysia was not included in the list of new markets.