Xbox is leaning into the Starfield recreation hype by bringing out a brand new wrap for the Xbox Sequence X that permits players so as to add customization to their console with out having to purchase a complete new unit, Microsoft stated Monday.
Three new wraps, which retail for between $45 and $50, ship “an possibility that is extra inexpensive and extra sustainable than buying a particular version or restricted version console,” Microsoft stated.
As a result of the Xbox Sequence X console wrap is not a sticker, it might probably simply be folded round your console and eliminated. Microsoft stated the outside is wrapped in microfiber and has a “smooth clean white high-tech really feel” secured “with a hook and loop enclosure.” Not like a vinyl pores and skin, these wraps appear to be product of a thicker materials and do not sit practically as flush as a sticker would on the gaming console.
In addition to Starfield, the wraps can even be out there in arctic camo and mineral camo colorways. Already for Starfield, Microsoft has launched a restricted version wi-fi controller and headset, each of that are offered out.
An instance of the Xbox Sequence X console wrap, Starfield version.
The Starfield version wrap will launch on Oct. 18, with the camo variations following on Nov. 10. You’ll be able to preorder them now.
Microsoft is not the primary console producer to supply players methods to customise their consoles. Sony launched PS5 console covers early final yr in a wide range of completely different colours. Restricted covers embrace a Spider-Man 2 variant in addition to a LeBron James version. Whereas Sony hasn’t given precise numbers on how effectively its console covers have offered, contemplating the corporate has offered over 40 million PS5 models, accent gross sales are seemingly an necessary consider PlayStation’s total earnings. It is not stunning that Microsoft is providing its followers comparable customization choices.