Here is another 180-degree turn from Microsoft, the firm has just announced a kinect-less Xbox One bundle for a price of just $399 i.e similar to that of rival Playstation 4.
In addition to this, Microsoft also revealed free games for Xbox Live Gold subscribers in June 2014: “Dark Souls, Charlie Murder and a bonus game of Super Street Fighter IV: Arcade Edition”.
Wait this is not all, Microsoft also announced that Games with Gold to Xbox Live subscribers on Xbox One will arrive in June 2014. Microsoft said: “Members will have subscription-based access to free games ranging from top hits to breaking indie stars.”
Games with Gold program on Xbox One will launch with “Max: The Curse of Brotherhood and Halo: Spartan Assault”.
Lastly, Microsoft also confirmed that Xbox Live Gold is not longer a mandatory for apps starting June 2014. “Coming in June, anyone with an Xbox will be able to access popular entertainment experiences – whether or not you have an Xbox Live Gold membership.”
Well guys, we have started seeing the result of Phil Spencer’s promotion as Xbox’s Division Head. These are all the things Xbox community wanted from Microsoft a long ago.