Do not you have an Xbox One yet, but would you like to play online shooter and MMORPGs on a large TV with the console? Then you are probably interested in the new, cheaper Xbox One All Digital Edition without drive.
What does the new Xbox One offer? The Xbox One S All-Digital Edition is a cheaper version of Microsoft Console:
- The console does not need a drive.
- The games Minecraft, Sea of Thieves and Forza Horizon 3 are preinstalled.
- New games are bought digitally and downloaded.
- You save your game library and your storage levels in the cloud.
- Upcoming games can be preinstalled to play faster.
- Dolby Atmos and DTS: X-Sound, HDR and 4K are supported for video streaming.
An Xbox One for the digital generation
When does the console come? Microsoft will launch the Xbox One S All-Digital Edition on May 7th.
How much does the Xbox One S cost? 229.99 euros.
For comparison: The regular Xbox One starter pack costs 299.99 euros, the high-end console Xbox One X is available for 499.99 euros. And the Xbox One S with drive buys her for 279.99 euros.
Who is the console for? Anyone who would like to have an Xbox One, but the previous was too expensive, can look at the offer. And if you do not need physical games anymore, the Xbox One S All-Digital Edition is for you.
Nowadays, games are increasingly being bought digitally, which is why a data carrier is actually no longer necessary. Fast internet connections make it possible to download even large games.
Some games are only digital: If you want to play the MMORPG Neverwinter on the Xbox One, you have to buy the title digitally. A physical version does not exist for the console. The same goes for the Battle Royale shooters Apex Legends , Fortnite or the Hack ‘n Slay Path of Exile .
For more and more games, it is not necessary to use a drive. Basically all games can be bought digitally and more and more are just available for download.
And if you want to play Sea of Thieves, Forza Horizon 3 or Minecraft, then the Xbox One S All-Digital Edition with its pre-installed games is well worth it anyway.
Interesting for everyone with good internet connection
When should you not buy the console? If you have a slow Internet connection then it is advisable for you to buy an Xbox One with a drive instead. Otherwise, downloads sometimes take a long time.
What do the players think about the offer? The players are split opinion. Some are happy that they can now get cheaper at an Xbox One, others see the missing drive rather skeptical.
theory_of_game says on Reddit : “As someone who is 99.7 percent of the digital generation, I would buy the console immediately if I needed another Xbox in the future.”
Fueled-By-Tea, on the other hand, writes: “I do not think the lower prices make up for the missing drive. If you want to play on a disc, that’s not possible. “
What do you think about the Xbox One S All-Digital Edition? Is it a good offer for you?