In August of this year, the Xbox team announced a new official accessory – Console Wraps for Xbox Series X. It will become available to all players in October of this year in the Starfield design, and Arctic camo and Mineral camo versions will appear a little later. These accessories are “wrappers” for consoles, and the first reviews about them are very positive from journalists who have already had the opportunity to try out the accessory.
As part of the Tokyo Game Show, Microsoft Gaming head Phil Spencer explained why the Xbox team decided to release Console Wraps. According to him, such accessories are a good opportunity for players to show their love for certain games, without having to buy a new console in the design of that game. The last time and only time in this generation, Microsoft released the Xbox Series X in a limited design for mass sale for the release of Halo Infinite; there were no other models.
Phil Spencer, in the same interview, confirmed that Console Wraps are in development for the Xbox Series S consoles. According to him, due to the differences in design between the older and younger consoles, the Xbox team needs additional time to prepare such an accessory for the Xbox Series S He did not name the timing of its release.
Let us remind you that the cost of Console Wraps in the Starfield design for Xbox Series X is $49.99.