Microsoft announced a new disc-less Xbox One S, premium Game Pass service and more on its newest Inside Xbox stream
Microsoft streamed a new Inside Xbox today and revealed several major announcements, including a new disc-less Xbox One S.
The Xbox One S All-Digital Edition will run $249.99 and include Minecraft, Sea of Thieves and Forza Horizon 3 as well as a standard Xbox One controller. It’ll also feature a one terabyte hard drive. The new console iteration will be available beginning May 7.
Microsoft also revealed a new subscription service called Xbox Game Pass Ultimate, which will include a subscription to Xbox Game Pass and Xbox Live Gold.
It will launch sometime in 2019 and run $14.99 a month, which works out to about $180 per year. Xbox Live Gold currently runs $59.99 for a year and Game Pass is normally $9.99 a month.
Ninja Gaiden 2 was added to the Xbox backward compatibility program. In addition, Splinter Cell: Conviction, Splinter Cell: Double Agent, Splinter Cell: Blacklist, Fable 2 and Fable 3 were all added to the Xbox One X enhanced list.
Other announcements and footage from Tuesday’s Inside Xbox included details on Gears of War 5 multiplayer, Rage 2 gameplay, a new Game Bar update and more. To see the entire Inside Xbox, head over to Xbox’s YouTube channel.