Amazon.in to take exclusive pre-orders for Xbox One

Microsoft India on Wednesday announced that Amazon.in will be selling Xbox One, Xbox 360, Kinect, Xbox Live, Xbox Accessories and all Microsoft-published Xbox game titles from September 1, 2014.

Amazon.in also announced exclusive pre-orders for Xbox One beginning today.

Chakrapani Gollapali, country general manager – Consumer Channels Group, Microsoft India, said: “The collaboration with Amazon gives us the platform to build scale at an unprecedented level for the gaming and entertainment category in India.”

Amazon.in said consumers pre-ordering the Xbox One will get FIFA 15 game for free. The Kinect bundle will include an additional free game of Dance Central Spotlight.

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In addition, the first 1000 customers will also get special offers worth Rs 10,000 which include Rs 3000 off on purchase of a second Xbox One controller, Amazon.in Gift Cards worth Rs 1500, 2 free Blu-ray movies worth Rs. 2500 (The Amazing Spiderman 2 and Captain America: The Winter Soldier), Rs 2000 off on a selected range of speakers and Rs 1000 off on a selected range of backpacks.

Xbox One will be available in India beginning September 23, 2014 priced at Rs 39,990 and Xbox One with Kinect will be available at Rs 45,990. The Kinect version will offer a number of games and entertainment experiences exclusive to Xbox including gesture controls, biometric sign-in, Skype video calls and more.

Anshu Mor, director – Interactive Entertainment Business, Microsoft India, said: “We will continue to support sales of Xbox 360 portfolio till 30th of August across our existing retail channels, post which the portfolio will become exclusive to Amazon.in.”

editor@gizmolead.com

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