September 21, 2023

When you’ve been disenchanted with the absence of restricted version Xbox Collection X consoles, Microsoft has give you a less expensive different. At the moment, the corporate unveiled three Xbox Collection X console wraps, which is able to permit players to customise their consoles with what Microsoft describes as a “extra inexpensive and extra sustainable” answer.

“Each element was considered to make sure your console efficiency is preserved– vents are all clear, and small toes have been added to the underside of the wraps to make sure air can circulate freely by the console.  Made with strong core panels which can be layered with high-tech cloth finishes, the wraps are folded round your console and secured with a hook and loop enclosure,” the Xbox group defined at present.

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The Starfield-themed Xbox Collection X console wrap, which matches the design of the restricted version Starfield Xbox Controller and Headset, is already obtainable for pre-order for $49.99. It would begin delivery to the US, Canada, and Europe on October 18.

Microsoft additionally unveiled at present the Arctic Camo and Mineral Camo Xbox Collection X console wraps, which can be barely cheaper at $44.99. These two console wraps are additionally obtainable for pre-order and can begin delivery on November 10.

As Sony has began promoting its personal plastic covers for its PlayStation 5 console, it’s fascinating to see Microsoft doing one thing barely totally different. It’s not clear but if this marks the tip of custom-designed Xbox Collection X consoles, however we’ve seen nothing approaching that entrance for the reason that launch of the restricted version Halo Infinite mannequin launched within the fall of 2021 to have fun the launch of the Xbox unique sport.