No discs allowed
Known internally and formally as Xbox One S All-Digital Edition, it will apparently arrive without a disc tray. This means it will rely solely on digital downloads and the Microsoft Game Pass to access games and movies.
It’s all part of the digital future that games companies are determined to drag us into, albeit kicking and screaming. As such, it’s a bit of a gamble from Microsoft.
To bank on users ditching their physical copies in favour of the somewhat flaky technology of cloud gaming, represents risk. But it’s also an opportunity for Microsoft to shape the future of gaming one way or another.
What’s certain is that we’ll find out more once the annual E3 gaming how takes place on June 11.