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Xbox One Slim at E3 2016 with base price cut

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.

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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?

Written by Alan Ng

Alan has been working for Product-Reviews since 2009 and became the Editor-in-chief in 2014. He has a passion for technology, the latest mobile phones and gadgets, and the gaming industry. Alan is a graduate of Canterbury Christ Church University and completed a B.A in Commercial Music in 2008. While expressing a keen interest in all areas that PR cover, you'll usually find Alan in the gaming section, where he'll be keeping enthusiasts up to date on all the latest news and reviews for consoles and PC.

Contact Alan Ng: alan@product-reviews.net

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