This thread is your go-to source for everything about the Xbox One console, accessories, and its best games.
New and existing Xbox One gamers are always asking questions about their new consoles or requesting recommendations on what games to play. This thread can answer all of those questions in one place. What's even better? The OP can adapt based on your recommendations! Feel free to share experiences and thoughts in your replies!
Xbox One S
MSRP: Starting at $299.99*
Introducing the new Xbox One S. Play the greatest games lineup, including Xbox 360 classics, on a 40% smaller console. Just don’t let its size fool you: with an internal power supply and up to 2TB of internal storage, the Xbox One S is the most advanced Xbox ever. With four times the resolution of standard HD, 4K Ultra HD delivers the clearest, most realistic video possible. Stream 4k content on Netflix and Amazon Video and watch Ultra HD Blu-ray movies in stunning visual fidelity with High Dynamic Range.
*Please note there are numerous Xbox One bundles available, pricing may vary bundle
|Xbox One S Launch Edition||$399.99|
|LE Gears of War 4 Bundle||$449.99|
|Halo Collection Bundle||$299.99|
|Madden NFL 17 Bundle||$349.99|
|Elite Console Bundle||$399.99|
For additional console bundles, see the official bundle page at Xbox.com.
Xbox One Wireless Controller
Any Xbox One console/bundle purchase includes a CONTROLLER. However, it might be a good idea to have an extra controller on-hand in case a friend comes over! There are a number of different controller colors and styles available.
Xbox Design Labs
MSRP: Starting at $79.99
URL: Xbox Design Labs
Customize your own unique Xbox One Controller at Xbox Design Labs.
Reviews: IGN | Engadget | Destructoid
Swap between a variety of metal thumbsticks and D-pads for personalized control and ergonomics. Discover configurations that can improve accuracy, speed, and reach with thumbsticks of different shapes and sizes. The Xbox Elite controller adapts to your hand size and play style. You’ll experience better control whether you play FPS, racing, fighting, or other genres. The new, faceted D-pad enables easier and more reliable combo execution, while the traditional D-pad provides precise control to change weapons or call in a strike.
With the flip of the Hair Trigger Locks, you can fire more quickly and save valuable time with each trigger pull. Hair Trigger Locks stop the trigger movement after the shot and get you ready for the next one. Simply flip the switch again to get back to full-range trigger motion. Each trigger has its own Hair Trigger Lock for independent control. Within the app, you can further fine-tune trigger settings.
With Kinect for Xbox One, command your Xbox and TV with your voice and gestures, play games where you are the controller and make Skype calls in HD. Plus, get a token to download the newest game in the award-winning Dance Central series, Dance Central Spotlight, included with your Kinect.
Plug & Play Charge Kit
Keep the action going with the Xbox One Play & Charge Kit. Recharge while you play or afterwards, even when your Xbox is in standby. The long-lasting rechargeable battery fully charges in under 4 hours. Say goodbye to disposable batteries and having to swap them out in the middle of a game.
Compose messages to friends, enter codes, and search apps in seconds with the Xbox Chatpad. Get to your apps quickly with two programmable keys. The Chatpad plugs into your Xbox One wireless controller, putting a backlit keypad and headset audio controls right at your fingertips. It also includes a Chat Headset with 3.5mm jack, so you can plug directly into the Chatpad.
Xbox One Stereo Headset
Immerse yourself in rich stereo sound with the Xbox One Stereo Headset. Built from the ground up by Xbox for a personal, immersive game and chat experience with rich stereo sound and clear voice capture. Comfortable fit for long gaming sessions.
Xbox One Media Remote
Your favorite entertainment is at your fingertips with the Xbox One Media Remote. You’re in control of Blu-ray movies, streaming video, apps, TV power, and volume. Featuring backlit keys that light up automatically, and direct access to the OneGuide, this simple, powerful remote is designed to help you watch and switch instantly.
1 Year MSRP $59.99 | 3 Months MSRP $24.99 | 1 Month MSRP $9.99
With a unique player-powered reputation system, Xbox Live helps you be more in control of who you play with. Enjoy a more meaningful multiplayer experience, and get the most out of your game by avoiding cheaters. Powered by hundreds of thousands of servers, Xbox Live delivers maximum performance while reducing lag and cheating. Experience the most advanced multiplayer on a network built for speed and reliability. With more than 1 billion multiplayer matches played each month, Xbox Live is built for performance, speed, and reliability. And with ongoing service enhancements and new features, it just keeps getting better.
Get up to $700 in free* games during a year of membership with Games with Gold—worth up to $350 on Xbox One and up to $350 on Xbox 360. Plus, save up to 50–75% on games, add-ons, and more in the Xbox Store.
PSA: Retailers will occasionally sell Gold subscriptions for a discount. The most common sale is $39.99 for 1 Year. If you find a sale, feel free to purchase more than one. When redeemed to the same Xbox Live account, your subscription will "stack," extending your expiration date.
*Any content received that was "FREE" will become "disabled" upon expiration of your Gold subscription
Xbox One Backward Compatibility is here! Now you can play a growing number of your Xbox 360 games on Xbox One at no additional cost. With over 100 titles already included, and hundreds more in the months to come, Xbox One is now the best place to play your Xbox 360 games. Experience the greatest games lineup in Xbox history—exclusively on Xbox One.
Want to see if your favorite Xbox 360 game is backwards compatible with Xbox One? Check out the official list here: Xbox One Backwards Compatibility
And obviously, the most important part-- the games!
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