Microsoft announces black Xbox Series S with 1TB of storage for $349

Microsoft has just announced a new black version of the Xbox Series S with 1TB of built-in storage at the Xbox Games Showcase. Little has changed here since the original Xbox Series S, apart from a black paint job and more storage inside. Microsoft is launching the 1TB black Xbox Series S on September 1st priced at $349, and pre-orders start today.

The carbon black Xbox Series S was announced on stage by Xbox chief Phil Spencer, who also mentioned that the company has also increased its shipments of Xbox Series X to meet demand.

The black Xbox Series S.Image: Microsoft

Microsoft’s $349 pricing means you’re paying an extra $50 for the 512GB of storage on the black Xbox Series S model. Microsoft says this new Xbox Series S variant will be available on September 1st, just in time for the fall releases of Starfield and Forza Motorsport.