As we brace for the launch of Gears of War 4, we received a special edition Xbox One S from Microsoft. Specifically, we received the 2TB covered in red and slash marks edition that features a truly unique look.
I’m not even sure if the pictures do it justice, friends. You can and should flip through the gallery above. I took at least 30 pictures of this beautiful thing.
As is the case with these fancy, game-themed Xbox One bundles, Microsoft went to the trouble to actually create unique startup and shutdown sounds. I went ahead and used my phone to grab video of both for you to enjoy. I couldn’t stifle my laugh on the shutdown bit, so apologies for that. This thing kills me.
What, exactly, does the bundle come with? It’s the HDR video capable Xbox One S that’s included. It also features a 2TB internal hard drive that will serve me much better when it comes to game storage. The bundle includes a code for the Ultimate Edition of Gears of War 4, which will unlock on October 7 instead of the standard October 11, 2016, launch date. The Season Pass is a part of that code, too. It also includes a bunch of fancy in-game goods that are exclusive to the system itself.
Then there’s the controller, which is sort of a beauty in and of itself. It’s part of the gallery above, but here’s a shot of the thing up close.
The console is selling for $449, and you can still pre-order it. If you’re a Gears fan and looking to make a splash into the Xbox One S, this is a darn good way to do it. That 2TB hard drive is absolutely crucial, and this is easily one of the coolest looking themed bundles I’ve used.