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Xbox One pre-order for Singapore starts Friday

Fourteen Xbox exclusive games will be available at launch, with with more games to be launched towards the end of the year, including Sunset Overdrive and Forza Horizon 2.

SINGAPORE: Ahead of the Xbox One launch in Singapore on Sep 23, gamers can now pre-order official Xbox One bundles at all major electronics outlets from Friday (Aug 15), Microsoft announced. Online pre-orders will take place from Aug 20, it added.

The Xbox One Launch Console Bundle, priced at S$639, will include the Xbox One console — which features a 500GB hard drive, Blu-ray player and built-in Wi-Fi — one Xbox One Wireless Controller, a chat headset, a HDMI cable, a free 14-day trial of Xbox Live Gold for new members and a digital copy of EA Sports FIFA 15.

The second limited edition pre-order bundle, the Xbox One Launch Kinect Bundle, will include the Xbox One console with the new Kinect, one Xbox One Wireless Controller, a chat headset, a HDMI cable, a free 14-day trial of Xbox Live Gold for new members, and a digital copy of EA Sports FIFA 15 and Dance Central Spotlight. It is priced at S$739.

Some of the major electronics outlets include Challenger and Harvey Norman, a spokesperson for Microsoft told Channel NewsAsia.

Separately, consumers can also pre-order an Xbox One Essentials Kit which will include one Xbox One Wireless Controller, Titanfall and a 12-month Xbox Live Gold membership, for S$169 (usual price S$224.70).

Fourteen Xbox exclusive games will be available at launch, with with more games to be launched towards the end of the year, including Sunset Overdrive and Forza Horizon 2.

Pre-order bundles can be collected from 1pm on Sep 23, at Funan DigitaLife Mall Atrium. Microsoft also said its online store will start taking pre-orders on Aug 20.

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