Senior publisher confirms a new and cheaper Xbox One to release on 2014

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By GaryOPA on Jan 31, 2014 at 12:34 PM
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    Could it be the disc-less white edition?

    A senior publishing source has confirmed that Microsoft will release a new and cheaper Xbox One this year

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    And here we have, one of those leaks of early this week that becomes real (or almost real). It seems that Microsoft is planning to release a new Xbox One model that is going to be cheaper than the current one. If this new Xbox One is the white disc-less edition is still unconfirmed but VG24/7 reported this:

    What do you think? Too soon for a new model or Microsoft is trying to boost up the sales at all costs to catch up PS4?

    NEWS SOURCE: Senior publishing source confirms new cheaper Xbox One release for 2014 (via) VG247

    Our thanks to 'Kaos2K' for this news item!
     

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      If MS think a discless console is going to improve things they will be shocked (let alone the complaints from ignorant people who just bought one not knowing e.g. the price of DD games).

      A same but cheaper or a kinect-less bundle is what's needed at a minimum.
       
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      Discless console will be almost half-the-size and hehe a way from them to bring back DRM to everyone, sorry we had to install it on your original Xbox One because the new Xbox HALF is discless, so we need to make sure they are equal.
       
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      This has a chance if:
      - It has a 3TB+ HDD or external HDDs are usable without weird exceptions(special formatting like Wii U would be ok)
      - Only costs as much as the cheapest ps4, if Kinect is also scrapped, the price needs to be lower
      - There's a download price guarantee. The download price is always equal or lower than the lowest retail price, price cuts immediately take effect.

      Especially the last point won't happen, so it just won't work. Well i hope people are smart enough to refuse this.
       
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      psp go and oyua sales say hi to their new digital only companion.
       
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      the best route to go is to put the kinect in the crapper and offer a kinectless console sku. removing the bluray drive removes a very good bullet point from the box:

      * Plays Blu-Ray, DVD movie titles and allows CD audio playback.
       
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      Disc drive cost like 10-20$ to make, so it wont help.
      Console without Kinect is the way to go.
      XBOX ONE with Kinect for 399USD same as PS4 , and 299USD without Kinect is a perfect strategy.
       
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      Bloody hell, I half joke when I say they are playing from the PS3 playbook, but damn there they go again they reduce the price by taking things away instead of biting the bullet and just dropping the price while keeping the same feature set. If the PS4 can undercut them by so much with slightly better hardware, then they have no excuses. How about a Kinect free version for less than a PS4 as apparently that's the only thing that they can use o justify the price difference and it will take less away from the console than loosing the disk drive. Still though, it should be at least PS4 price with Kinect and the disk drive, the only thing it needs to make smaller is the price tag.

      Next will be no major price reductions but a bigger HDD every so often to attempt to justify the unchanging price.
       
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