Xbox One unboxing reveals more details: Headset, Launch Day Controller

Microsoft have released an unboxing video hosted by Xbox Live Major Nielson that shows of the console and its accessories.

Xbox One Unboxed

So far there has been limited screenshots of the Xbox Ane itself along with any components and accessories. However, Xbox Live’s Major Nielson has given us a quick run through and what’s included in the day one edition of the console.


Aesthetically speaking, the Xbox one and all of its accessories, right down to the HDMI cable and power brick have a liquid black coloured finish. It is a nice touch and shows how every component has been made specifically for the console will stop.

Throughout the unboxing Major Nielsen revealed some more specific details of the components that come along with the Xbox One.

Every Xbox One to come with headset

Contrary to previous information, the Xbox One will come with the new headset as part of the package it seems. The new Xbox One headset will have three times the sampling rate of the Xbox 360 version.

The microphone and speaker have been upgraded to reflect this, but it will be a lightweight earpiece with a bendable microphone boom, weighing in at 44 g. It will also have in-line control.


Launch Day Controller

Nielsen also revealed that those lucky enough to get their hands on a day one edition of the Xbox One will have a special commemorative controller with embossed detailing. The new controller itself will have more than 40 design improvements and can be eithier wireless or wired with Micro USB while also charging.


The HDMI lead will be capable of 1080p, 3-D and 4K resolutions as per its 1.4 spec. The Xbox one wireless card will support dual band 2.4 GHz and 5 GHz frequency also. Finally Nielson rounded off the video with a nice touch – the power on button illuminates with the Xbox logo when the console turns on.

You can check out the unboxing yourself by watching the video below.

Published: Tuesday, August 13th, 2013 Last Modified: August 13, 2013

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