Jun 112013

According to media reports, Microsoft said on Monday at the E3 (Electronic Entertainment Expo) that the company would sell Xbox One in November in the U.S. market at the price of $ 499 – higher than most players’ expectations.

The Xbox One 499 dollar price is higher than the Xbox 360′s, but the price includes Kinect somatosensory control equipment. The 8GB Xbox One price is higher than the 8GB version Nintendo Wii U console. Sony may announce the PlayStation 4 price later.

Microsoft announced the Xbox One in May, which is Microsoft latest weapon to compete against Nintendo and Sony in the video game market.

Microsoft said, Xbox One will be sold in 21 countries, including the United Kingdom (priced at 429 pounds).

Microsoft also announced the Xbox One exclusive games, including Xbox version “Minecraft”, a new version of “Halo” planned to be released in 2014.

Microsoft’s interactive entertainment division executive Yusuf Mehdi did not disclose the sales plan of the Xbox One. Xbox 360 is the best-selling game console in American market. Mehdi said in an interview, “In addition to price, we have no news to announce.”