Xbox Series X price in India is now Rs. 52,990 as Indian Rupee drops against US Dollar
The Xbox Series X now costs more in India – as expected. Online retailers have revealed that the new (higher) Indian price for Microsoft’s flagship game console is Rs. 52,990. That’s a 6% jump from the cost of the Series X at launch in India. : Rs. 49,990. This is due to the weakening of the Indian Rupee (INR) against the US Dollar (USD), as the currency has fallen by more than 6.5% since the launch of the Xbox Series S/X in November 2020. Microsoft had cited “market conditions”. and “changes in regional markets” when he confirmed in June that Xbox console prices would rise in India – and the rupee has fallen further against the dollar since then.
Gadgets 360 has contacted Microsoft India for confirmation of the new Series X price.
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Prepaid Gamer Card – one of the only online Xbox retailers to provide delivery estimates – now lists the Series X at Rs. 52,990. Meanwhile, the Series X page on Amazon India remains offline, as is the case when it is not in stock. The Series X listing on Flipkart and Reliance Digital still lists it for Rs. 49,990. Neither of them have any stock either, so it’s possible the prices just haven’t been updated on Amazon, Flipkart and Reliance. Of course, if an old stock Series X is still available online or offline, you might still be able to get the console from Microsoft at Rs. 49,990. games near you.
If you’re looking to salvage old stock, the Series X isn’t the only Xbox hardware where this is the case. In fact, Amazon and Flipkart are currently offering Xbox Series S at Rs. 31,399, a 10% discount on the old sticker price of Rs. 34,990. online retailers or through Microsoft India’s distribution partner, Redington. Either way, it’s the best deal you’re likely to get on the smaller, more affordable Xbox console, considering new stock Series S will cost Rs. 36,990 following price hikes. price. The Series S is also the only next-gen console – among the PS5 and Series S/X – that is readily available for purchase in India.
Meanwhile, the Xbox Wireless Controller and Xbox Wireless Headset – which were also part of last month’s report on Xbox hardware costing more in India – are now reflecting new prices at select online retailers. As revealed, the Xbox Wireless Controller has gone up to Rs. 5,590, with Amazon India and Prepaid Gamer Card stating as much. Although, as we have seen before, it is available under the MRP. For example, the prepaid player card selling it at a discount at Rs. 5,199 right now. As for the Xbox Wireless Headset, it now sells for Rs. 9,490 in India. Amazon and Prepaid Gamer Card are also displaying this new sticker price for the headset.
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