September 21, 2023

Microsoft is launching a “Carbon Black” model of its Xbox Sequence S with 1TB of storage at present. The brand new console was first introduced at Microsoft’s Xbox Video games Showcase in June, and it’s priced at $349.99 on the Microsoft Retailer.

“Our new 1TB Sequence S incorporates Submit-Shopper Recycled (PCR) resins, mirroring the observe established in 2021 with our white Sequence S in a brand new shade. The daring Carbon Black shade is similar smooth, fashionable matte end as Xbox Sequence X and the Xbox Wi-fi Controller,” the Xbox staff stated at present.

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Microsoft did launch a brand new advert for this new Xbox Sequence S Carbon Black that options Starfield, Diablo IV, and the upcoming Forza Motorsport and Phantom Liberty add-on for Cyberpunk 2077.

The common white Xbox Sequence S with simply 512GB of storage (that’s truly simply 362GB of usable storage nonetheless stays obtainable at $299.99. The black model with twice the storage is sort of a great deal as you’ll get extra room to run current-gen video games, which typically require over 100GB of storage. For example, Starfield, which is now obtainable in early entry on Xbox and PC, takes 107GB of storage on the Sequence S.

The Xbox Sequence S nonetheless stays the most cost effective current-gen console in the marketplace, with the PS5 Digital Version being $100 costlier at $399. It’s additionally the smallest current-gen console with a reasonably traditional kind issue that received’t look bizarre below your TV.

Despite the fact that the Sequence S is usually being accused of “holding again” current-gen video games because of its decrease specs, the console can run demanding video games like Microsoft Flight Simulator or the freshly-released Starfield simply advantageous. Simply don’t count on to see fancy 4K graphics because the console wasn’t designed for that.