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Microsoft announces Xbox One Elite bundle for $499

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Today Microsoft announced a brand new Xbox One bundle, featuring a 1TB console, the Xbox One Elite Wireless Controller, and a matte finish console. This new bundle is aimed squarely at gamers who want more customization options with their controller, boxing the $150 elite controller with a 1TB system that includes a solid-state hybrid drive for faster loading times.

The bundle is launching worldwide for an MSRP of $499, but according to the press release, it will be exclusive to GameStop and Microsoft Stores for the month of November.

Also launching alongside the bundle is a new white Xbox One controller featuring a white and gold color scheme, with color guides between the buttons for those of you who miss the iconic look of the colored Xbox One buttons.

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The Lunar White Wireless Controller will be available at the beginning of September, exclusively at GameStop and will retail for $64.99. What do you think of the new design on the controller? Will you be trading up to that new solid-state drive when this bundle drops in November?

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