The Xbox Series S is exceptionally low at Micromania for Black Friday [Sponso]

On the occasion of Black Friday, Micromania drops the price of the Xbox Series S by 70 euros. A nice reduction for this compact console, which has never been so affordable. The opportunity to anticipate Christmas gifts or just to have fun to occupy the long winter evenings.

Released at the end of 2020, Microsoft’s Xbox Series S is an excellent 100% compact and digital alternative to the Xbox Series X. Designed to run the most demanding titles, but also the most recent, it takes advantage of the large catalog of games from the online platform Xbox Game Pass (subject to subscription). It is also still very topical, even two years after its release.

Until November 28, for Black Friday, Micromania offers the Xbox Series S at its points of sale and on its website. at a price of 229.99 eurosan immediate discount of 70 euros.

A mini-console with big ambitions

Thin, compact and recognizable by its white color, the Xbox Series S should not be confused with the Xbox Series X, also launched at the end of 2020. Unlike the latter, the Xbox Series S does not have a disc drive and is therefore 100% digital.

The Xbox Series X and its controller // Source: Maxime Claudel for Numerama
The Xbox Series X and its controller // Source: Maxime Claudel for Numerama

Apart from this difference, both share a similar configuration on many points, and a similar level of performance. Like the Xbox Series X, the Series S version has an 8-core AMD processor, but also a 512 GB SSD disk compared to 1 TB for the X version.

Both consoles offer remarkable image quality and fluidity since they are compatible with 4K HDR and can shoot up to 120 frames per second. They also support ray tracing, for more realistic lighting effects and reflections in compatible games.

As a bonus, they offer Dolby Atmos 3D sound allowing you to immerse yourself even more in the world of your games. To take advantage of it, you must nevertheless be equipped with a compatible TV or audio system. Finally, few things differentiate the XBox Series S from its big sister.

The Xbox Game Pass: a must

The particularity of the Xbox Series S being its 100% digital operation, the American firm offers two different ways to install compatible games:

  • The Microsoft Storeon which to buy the securities individually;
  • Xbox Game Pass based on a subscription system to an extensive library of games.

This second platform gives unlimited access to a large catalog of more than 150 games. The offer is regularly updated with iconic and recent titles. Xbox exclusives are also available the same day they are released.

Xbox Game Pass // Source: Microsoft
Xbox Game Pass // Source: Microsoft

To access the content of Xbox Game Pass from its Xbox Series S, Microsoft gives the choice between two subscriptions:

  • The offer Console at 9.99 euro per month includes more than 100 titles (excluding Electronic Arts and its FIFA franchise in particular) playable only from their Xbox;
  • The Ultimate offer at 12.99 euros per month also gives access to the Electronic Arts game library and above all allows you to play streaming on your PC or smartphone by connecting to your Xbox Game Pass account thanks to Cloud gaming.

These two formulas are non-binding and can therefore be suspended at any time at no additional cost.

A more than attractive Black Friday offer

If it is primarily designed for video games, the Xbox Series S goes further and offers additional features. It then becomes an ideal asset for all those who do not have a smart TV.

The Microsoft Xbox Series S is on sale at Micromania for Black Friday.  // Source: Micromania.
The Microsoft Xbox Series S is on sale at Micromania for Black Friday. // Source: Micromania.

The Xbox Series S thus allows you to browse the internet, but also and above all to install video streaming applications such as Netflix, Disney + or even Prime Video. What to enjoy your favorite series between two gaming sessions.

On the occasion of Black Friday, Micromania applies a discount of 70 euros on the Xbox Series S, bringing down its price at 229.99 euros. This console has never been so affordable since its release.

Micromania also puts forward a complete formula at 24.99 euros per month for 24 months, including Xbox Series S, plus access to Xbox Game Pass Ultimate for the duration of the subscription. Enough to test all the biggest AAA titles on the day of their release and exhaust the rest of the Xbox catalog until the return of spring.

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