After months of speculation, Windows Central has revealed details on Microsoft’s disc-less console.
Codenamed, Xbox Maverick, the disc-less Xbox One S console will apparently be named the Xbox One S All-Digital Edition. According to Windows Central, the company is currently aiming to have pre-orders open in mid-April 2019, with general worldwide availability set for May 2019.
Being a disc-less console, the Xbox Maverick will not play physical games. Instead, games playable on the console will require a digital license. This means that users will need to either purchase their games digitally or subscribe to Xbox Game Pass. Though a price has not been set, it’s likely the console will be the cheapest Xbox console in the market.
With the push to go digital becoming more popular, could this be mark the end of physical games? More details to come.