Entering the Indian subcontinent 9 months late after the Sony Playstation 4, Microsoft’s Xbox One gaming console is set to make an appearance for Indian consumers starting from September 23 on Amazon India. The pre orders for the console have started from Wednesday. Amazon India offers benefits worth Rs. 10,000 for first 1000 customers who pre-book the device including free Blu-Ray movies, gift cards and much more. Read on to find out the offer, pricing and availability details.
Commenting on the launch, Chakrapani Gollapali, Country General Manager – Consumer Channels Group, Microsoft Corporation India Pvt. Ltd. said, “As a core pillar of our consumer strategy in India, we see tremendous opportunity in delivering our products and services to the ever-expanding natively digital audience. We believe this collaboration with Amazon gives us the platform to build scale at an unprecedented level for the gaming and entertainment category in India. We also see opportunities to nurture and build unique experiences in partnership with local content companies that have come together to give fans in India the best gaming and entertainment experience ever. This is the first time that we will be focusing on retailing our products through an ‘online only’ channel and we look forward to bringing the world’s most-loved gaming portfolio to Indian consumers through India’s largest and fastest growing online store Amazon.in”
The first 1000 pre-order customers will get special offers worth Rs. 10,000, which include Rs. 3,000 off on purchase of an Xbox One controller, Amazon Gift Cards worth Rs. 1,500, 2 free Blu-ray movies worth Rs. 2,500 (The Amazing Spiderman 2 and Captain America: The Winter Soldier), Rs. 2,000 off on a selected range of speakers, and Rs. 1000 off on a selected range of backpacks.
Xbox One console (without Kinect) costs Rs. 39990 which includes FIFA 15 game bundled. The Xbox One with Kinect costs Rs. 45990 which includes FIFA 15 and Dance Central Spotlight DLC. Xbox One wireless controller costs Rs. 3990 (which will cost Rs. 990 for pre-order customers). All the Xbox One bestseller games like GTA V, Titanfall, Destiny and Assassin’s Creed : Unity are available with prices ranging from Rs. 2999 to 4299.