Twitter Reacts to Xbox Series S: Microsoft’s Worst Kept Secret

Published 09/08/2020, 9:09 AM EDT


There were a lot of rumors around Microsoft working on two consoles to establish a niche on both ends of the market. The wait is finally over as Microsoft just revealed the price for the  Xbox Series S.

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However, this news came after a series of leaks that hinted towards a possibility of Series S. It was probably Microsoft’s worst kept secret. After much anticipation, Microsoft has revealed that the Xbox Series S will cost $299.

The design of the console is pretty unique and different and doesn’t correspond with what the fans had in mind. The prices that have been put forward also are pretty intriguing.

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Windows Central dropped another hint. It states that the Xbox Series X will be priced at $499 and have a $35/ month Xbox All-access financing option.

Microsoft has put down prices for Xbox Series S and Series X that correspond with Xbox One S and Xbox One X. And it will be exciting to see how Sony lines up its first move in this ‘console war’.

Xbox published this news through a Twitter post earlier today, and fans had mixed reactions to it.

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The world had been waiting for news on the date of launch and the prices of the next-gen consoles. Microsoft’s tweet fuels the theory of the consoles rolling out in mid-November, as has been the case with the previous consoles.

The news sent the world into a state of frenzy, and fans and gamers used the medium they know best to express their excitement: Memes.

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Finally, the community has seen a substantial development in this console war. Now, all eyes are on Sony to see when they release an official word. The following weeks promise to be very exciting and more news will surely be diffused.

Watch this space for further developments!

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Nakul Ahuja

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Nakul Ahuja is an Esports author at EssentiallySports. He has spent 11 years doing theatre and is currently preparing for his Master's degree in Journalism. Along the way, he hopes to rake in money as Ninja does.

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