Microsoft has began promoting a brand new black model of the Xbox Sequence S with 1TB of built-in storage. The one adjustments over the unique white Xbox Sequence S are a black paint job on the outside and extra storage inside. Priced at $349, it’s nonetheless some of the inexpensive methods to play Bethesda’s new Starfield sport, which launches on Xbox Sequence S / X and PC this week.
The carbon black exterior now matches the bigger Xbox Sequence X, with the $299 white Xbox Sequence S nonetheless obtainable with its common 512GB of storage. The rise to 1TB on this black mannequin will let you set up a contemporary Name of Obligation sport and never have to fret an excessive amount of about how a lot storage is left over.
You’re primarily paying an additional $50 for 512GB of extra storage right here, fairly than the greater than $100 pricing for the Seagate 512GB Xbox enlargement card. This bump to storage is tremendous essential, as on the outdated Xbox Sequence S mannequin you’d solely get 364GB of usable storage. You now greater than double that with over 800GB of usable storage on the black mannequin.
There aren’t any adjustments to the ports on this mannequin, so on the rear there are two USB ports, an Ethernet port, the storage enlargement slot, and HDMI 2.1 out. On the entrance, there’s a single USB port and no disc drive. The black Xbox Sequence S additionally ships with a black controller, similar to the Xbox Sequence X.
Microsoft has continued with the black coating on the speaker-like circle on the prime, fairly than swapping to a white coating. It’s the principle fan for the Xbox Sequence S, the place warmth exhausts out of the console. It retains the whole Xbox Sequence S uniformly black, in contrast to the black coating on this fan space discovered on the “robotic white” 512GB mannequin.
There could possibly be some minor extra adjustments inside, however we’ll want to attend on a full teardown to see if that’s the case. The 1TB Xbox Sequence S in black is offered now priced at $349.99.