Microsoft’s revamped, slimmer Xbox One S is set to launch in Canada on August 2nd.
The Xbox One S is 40 percent slimmer than the bulky original Xbox One and also adds support for 4K/HDR video playback. Additionally, the console comes with an IR blaster and a revamped wireless controller that features a textured grip and Bluetooth connectivity.
One of the console’s USB ports as well as its pairing button, have also been shifted to the front of the device.
August 2nd coincides with the release of Microsoft’s Anniversary Update for Windows 10. In Canada, the Xbox One 2TB is priced at $499, while a version of the console with 1TB of storage is set to sell for $449. A 500GB iteration is priced at $399. Microsoft says a standalone version of the Xbox One’s controller costs $74.
The next generation Xbox One, currently codenamed Project Scorpio, is set to launch in fall 2017.