Microsoft has made a unique decision for the Indian market by revealing that the Xbox One which will be released on September 23rd will be Amazon India exclusive. This means, you can only purchase the console through the Amazon India site.
The strategy behind this decision is unknown at this stage, but we hope it works out well for them.
This not only includes the Xbox One consoles but also Xbox 360, Kinect, Xbox Live, Xbox Accessories and all Microsoft-published Xbox game titles. You can pre-order the console from the Amazon India site.
The Kinect version Xbox One is available for Rs 45,990 and the non-Kinect version is available for Rs 39,990 which is the same price as the PS4. Upon purchasing the Kinect bundle you will also receive FIFA 15 and Dance Central Spotlight for free, and upon buying the non-Kinect version of the console you will get FIFA 15 for free.
In addition, the first 1000 customers will also get special offers worth Rs. 10,000 which include Rs. 3000 off on purchase of a second Xbox One controller, Amazon.in Gift Cards worth Rs. 1500, 2 free Blu-ray movies worth Rs. 2500 (The Amazing Spiderman 2 and Captain America: The Winter Soldier), Rs. 2000 off on a selected range of speakers and Rs. 1000 off on a selected range of backpacks.
Here’s the launch details of the Xbox One console. Do you think this is a good decision by Microsoft? Let us know in the comments section below.