Xbox Series X sold at 10% off on Flipkart at Rs. 49,900
The Xbox Series X is currently selling for the introductory price on Flipkart. The online storefront is offering a 10% discount on Microsoft’s next-gen flagship console, which recently saw a price hike to Rs. 55,990. The 4K Blu-ray-equipped system is now available for Rs. 49,990 , part of the store-wide Big Bachat Dhamaal sale, until January 8. Of course, you can get an additional 10% discount using select credit cards – Bank of Baroda, IDFC FIRST, and Yes Bank – or opt for minor price cuts for other products you order from Flipkart.
Microsoft India raised prices for the Xbox Series X in November, which marked the console’s second price hike in four months. Earlier this month, even the lesser quality Xbox Series S reportedly saw a price hike, likely due to the weakening Indian Rupee (INR) against the US Dollar (USD). The Series S will soon cost Rs. 39,990, which is a 5% increase from the previously increased Rs. 37,990 price as of August 2022. For what it’s worth, the Xbox Series S is also offered in Flipkart’s Big Bachat Dhamaal sale, at Rs. 32,990. Keep in mind that this version is digital only and comes with a 512 GB internal SSD.
Some Xbox accessories are also on sale, starting with the Robot White variant of the Xbox Wireless Controller, which is 13% off, selling for Rs. 5,199. Meanwhile, the Carbon Edition Black is priced for Rs. 5,390. The super bright electric green/fluorescent green wireless controller retails for as low as Rs. 5,890 – a 10% discount to rupees. 6,590 price, it was increased in November.
Unfortunately, on the PlayStation side, you can only get controllers at the moment, as the PS5 is sold out in an instant, which is akin to flash sales. Getting one has been a struggle due to the COVID-19 pandemic, which has led to global chip shortages and inventory challenges. On Flipkart, the color options – pink, red and ice blue – of the PS5 DualSense controller are all also marked for a 9% discount, costing Rs. 5,799. The standard white variant is listed for Rs. 5,299.
In November, even Sony hiked the prices of its PS5 console in India, with the standalone digital edition now costing Rs. 44,990, while the 4K Blu-ray-equipped system is priced at Rs. 54,900. a cost increase of 10 and 12.5 percent, compared to their launch price of Rs. 39,900 and Rs. 49,900, respectively.
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