Xbox One Slim at E3 2016 with base price cut

By Alan Ng - May 23, 2016

We are just weeks away from the start of E3 2016 and for many Xbox fans it can only mean one thing – the possibility of seeing Microsoft unveil their Xbox One Slim console that has been the subject of intense rumors since the start of the year.

Microsoft hasn’t confirmed anything yet officially of course, but remember that there was the prototype leak which we told you about here, showing a new Xbox One chipset that was spotted on the FCC.

If Sony are planning to bring new hardware this year, it is highly likely that Microsoft will as well to keep up the competition. A Slim Xbox One console would be very welcome with gamers, but at the same time it could also mean a price cut to the normal version for those that don’t want to upgrade.

Having said that, there’s also speculation that if Microsoft do bring a Slim console out it will be the same price as the current Xbox One console.


If that’s the case though, would it not have upgraded hardware specs? Sony are thought to be bringing out a console with 4K support and more GPU so will Microsoft follow suit with possibly two new Xbox One models – one standard at the same price, but smaller and a new premium slim model with upgraded specs?

It’s just rumors for now, but either way it makes Microsoft’s E3 2016 press conference unmissable as there is bound be new hardware on show at this rate.

Give us your thoughts on this in the comments section. Do you agree that two new models could be a possibility to keep everyone happy?

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  • Revolver Ocelot

    It could be wafer thin and $50 and people still wouldn’t buy it.

  • ColeTrain68

    Here are the mental case ps4 humpers below. How proud their moms would be that they live in Xbox articles…hating a piece of plastic they didn’t buy. The Xbox next is reported as 5 times more powerful than ps4 NEo…and will have full back compat which MS already figured out…i know what ime buying.

    • Jonathan George Anaya

      I’m On Board the ColeTrain, as well.

      *This Train Runs On TIME!!!

      • ColeTrain68

        Yeah my brotha !

      • Revolver Ocelot

        I remember when you put some effort into this, Jonnie Mantits. What went wrong? Has the Xbone’s failure ground you down that much?

        • ColeTrain68

          He must not be a mental plastic humper like you. Keep your trolling effort up fruitcake. I’ll check back in a few weeks and see if you are still wasting your life. Toodles

    • Revolver Ocelot

      You still repeating that long-discredited myth, FuckzaFailEver? Have fun waiting another two years for it, if it even exists. You’re used to waiting by now though.:)

      • ColeTrain68

        King of the ps4 humpers…checking Xbox articles still ??? Why, you are a ps4 owner. Oh forgot cause you are Fing mental. Go hump it boy and troll another Xbox article fruiloop. 5 times ps4.5 !!!

  • Dave

    haha, I laughted at the pictures let alone the idea of an xbox one slim from the most irrelevant tech compnay !

  • Nettrick Nowan

    Why Microsoft would bother creating a slimmer model that only duplicates the already underpowered hardware is beyond me. Hopefully they will upgrade something on the Xbox One.