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Microsoft - Xbox One S 1TB Madden NFL 17 Console Bundle with 4K Ultra HD Blu-ray™ - White-Front_Standard

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Rating 4.7 out of 5 stars with 998 reviews

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  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Good console, better than the previous one.

    Posted
    AlexandeRiverou
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    I used to had the previous fat model but I choose to donate my little precious console to my nice for her birthday (trying to be a nice uncle and keep by gaming passion under control), for awhile it was fine not having any console , but then, one day I look around and surprise! a new slim sexy model is now on the market. It probably took me around 4 round trips to best buy to finally make my mind and spend the money, but it was totally worth it; the new model is for most aspect the same as the previous one, no real difference on what it does, but the sell point to me is the noise.... or the lack of it to be more precise, it is super quit and smaller factor + no power brick + bigger hdd is welcome. In a short statement, it does the same thing but now you get a more polished product than before. if you have the money and you look for a new xbox one console, take this one, it is better than the previous one, unless you get a bargain on the old model that it is still absolutely good. Summary of extra things: 1) smaller (sometimes smaller is better I guess) 2) no power brick (Alleluia, MS how many innocent people suffered back pain caring this brick around... just tell me how many.... TELLL ME!) 3) bigger hard drive 4) is it faster? ... not sure, looks the same to me, maybe on specs only. 5) what about the HDR?.. well I do not have a $2K+ TV, then, I am not even sure what they are talking about. but I guess one day the technology will be cheaper and I could see the difference on the screen. 6) ohh yes, I forgot the controller is blue tooth now and has a gripping texture... also seems lighter and cheaper, but it is definitely comfortable and durable (even when falling on water..... but that was not a scientific test anyway). PS: I bought the NFL bundle because it was cheaper than the 2 TB one, but I do not like NFL, so be aware that google is going to know from this point on that you purchased an NFL item and will spam you with NFL marketing campaigns, specially if this is the start of the season... just be aware... in my case I counter with multiple visit to my favorite art materials website (oh dam water color sets.... you are my weakness) and finally they stopped.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Be Advised about HDR

    Posted
    JRod
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    Beside being the cheapest option for a 4K ultra high definition blu ray player, this is also a wonderful entertainment system. Not only are you getting the hardware, but Madden 17 also comes along with this bundle along with 1 month of EA Access (EA's library of full games). Furthermore, the main purpose of this review was to inform you about specific HDR standards. In the world of HDR there ar a number of standard HDR versions. The main two so far are named HDR10 and DOLBY Vision and the only HDR that is compatible to the Xbox One S is HDR10 which may come as a surprise to those that have recently purchased tv's specifically for the new upgrade like myself. Luckily, I purchased the Vizio 2016 M Series which adds a firmware update to support HDR10. Make sure that when you purchase a new tv that you make sure your new tv is HDR10 compatible. It would be terrible if it weren't and you'd been waiting for this new improvement.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 1 out of 5 stars

    Disappointed in Microsoft

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    NotDaMama
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    Microsoft took away cooperative Halo play with split screen. I bought the system on a whim hoping to play with my girlfriend and never expected they would take away such a basic feature of one of the flagship games so that they could force you to pay for online cooperative play. And their CONTROLLERS DON'T WORK WELL WITH RECHARGEABLE BATTERIES; they want you to pay for Microsoft$ rechargeable battery pack! Also, the system is a powerful unit but they CHOSE NOT TO PROVIDE CUSTOMERS with features that would make it more useful, such as DVR. I might actually feel like I got my money's worth if they'd add this feature and all it would require would be a software upgrade! Supposedly there was talk of this in the past but they backed out. Speaking of software upgrade, the downloads for initial UPDATES WHEN INSTALLING NEW GAMES ARE HUGE, like 60-80GB sometimes!!! I have a fast connection and it still took HOURS Are they even using compression? I hope that I influence at least one person to THINK TWICE BEFORE BUYING an Xbox.

    No, I would not recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 4 out of 5 stars

    Pros and Cons

    Posted
    SotaCane
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    I sold my previous Xbox which was an Xbox One Elite and put that money towards the purchase of this bundle. The Elite was a nice console because it had a Hybrid SSHD, so the load and install times were very quick. The Xbox One S has a traditional HD, so my games take significantly longer to install. However, load times haven't varied from the Elite by much. The benefits of the Xbox One S far outweigh the cons if you have a 4K television of almost any variety. My display doesn't have HDR, but the improvements I've seen in the up scaling of games have been noticeable. With the Xbox One S, I have a one stop shop when it comes to pushing 4K video content to my display too. I will say, however, that Microsoft has been slow to update a lot of their Xbox Apps so that they can support 4K (even YouTube). Basically, if you don't have a 4K display, go with an original Xbox One (preferably an Elite). If you do have 4K, I think it's worth it.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 4 out of 5 stars

    Fun and Frustration

    Posted
    DonS
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    I am from an age when computers and other technology devices came with manuals to help with set up and start up. One had to set aside time to read through the arcane text and try to translate to the arrangement for your own home. Fortunately, the Xbox only requires a simple tri-fold with images portraying the set up steps. It is simple and all of the necessary materials are in the box. Once set up is initiated, be prepared for about a 60 to 90 minute process of downloading updates from the Internet. Downloading games can require another 45 to 60 minutes depending on network speeds. Is all of it worth it? Yes. The images and actions of the games are unbelievable. Admittedly, for those of us unaccustomed to the controllers that have two joysticks and 10 buttons, the learning curve is steep and fraught with frustration. So, be prepared for fun and frustration in an alluring time sink.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    It's an Xbox!

    Posted
    Ryan
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    You pretty much know what you're getting with an Xbox. High quality gaming system with great online play. After putting many hours into this machine, there are only 2 issues I have: -You cannot rip your own music to the system to use as background music, but you could on the 2 previous Xboxes. -I have issues with the controllers. On one of them, the left bumper sticks, and on another (the one that came with this system), a piece of the left stick broke off inside the controller while I was playing Rocket League. It almost makes it unusable at times. I have another controller that hasn't giver me any issues, though. I guess it's just luck of the draw. And you can always buy an Elite Controller. It has a price of $150,but it's the most solid controller I've ever put my hand on. Only 2 issues, and it has a 4K Blu Ray player built in! This is a no brainer if you want a net gen console.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 2 out of 5 stars

    On The Fence?

    Posted
    Will72
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    So this is my 4th Xbox One and I have owned 2 PS4's and still own one. I have drifted back and forth in my system loyalty over time, but in the end I have to stand by Sony. The Xbox was purchased for my wife. I bought 2 in the last month. It's small issues, but enough to frustrate me. One of the new systems came with a controller with connectivity issues. The other occasionally has wireless connectivity issues (which I do not have with the PS4 on the same network). I think set up is a little annoying for those that have had prior Microsoft accounts. The cash cards you purchase in store to avoid using credit cards do not work for all items in store which is very annoying. Plus graphically PS4 edges out Xbox One (imo). So it's little things, but little things add up. If you are on the fence I recommend PS4!

    No, I would not recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Worth Upgrading...ONLY..if you have 4K TV

    Posted
    SirSeanOMac
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    So my huge purchase last year right before football season was the Samsung 65" Curved 4K TV (JU7500 model). Little did I know how much 4K content was truly out there...anyways Microsoft came along and released this beauty. It comes equipped with the 4K Blu Ray player which you can't find a quality 4K BluRay player for under $250 so paying a little more for this was a no brainer especially when I am a gamer. I waited for the Madden bundle because I am a HUGE Madden fan. I love that I don't have to worry about the power brick which bothers the heck out of me cuz I am so anti-cords it's sickening. Anyways if you have a 4K TV this is worth the upgrade. If you don't...then I would just wait until the new Xbox comes out in Holiday 2017. Oh yeah by the way...there are no 4K games until Gears of War 4 comes out.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 1 out of 5 stars

    Do not buy as a 4K Bluray player

    Posted
    MovieLover
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    For gaming this unit meets expectations. However, for playing 4K blueray it is useless. The unit requires the download of a microsoft blueray player app. Of the 72 reviews of the app when I looked, 40 of them were 1 star. My problem was the video content would display as a black screen. The blueray menus displayed fine and sound was fine. However, the actual video content did not work for either a 4K blueray or a regular blueray. Other users had completely different problems. Either way this is another example of infinitely poor execution by Microsoft and delivering a device that fails to meet what it promises. My wife and I searched the web extensively for solutions to this problem and found none. This was the primary reason we upgraded to the XBOX One S, and are very disappointed.

    No, I would not recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 4 out of 5 stars

    Can't Beat It For The Price

    Posted
    BestBuyer
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    If you're a fan of the Xbox One but wanted a 4K capable Blu-ray player and streaming device, this is your answer. Even if you already have an Xbox One, selling it for $150 or so and picking this up is well worth it. To start, the form factor of the system is really nice and compact, plus the box runs very quietly all the time. Overall, loading times for tasks seem only SLIGHTLY faster than the origin One, so that's more of a nice bonus rather than a selling point. 4K video looks amazing, provided you have a nice 4K TV, of course. Madden 17 is a good add-on, but not a deciding factor for me. All in all, definitely a good deal if you're already an Xbox enthusiast, or even if you just want a 4K player with the perks of a great family room gaming system.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Slim and compact

    Posted
    Mrmarcus7
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    I didn't need it is just wanted it. I like it so much better than the original xbox one. I got tired of my PS4 buddies calling my xbox q VCR or Betamax. I haven't noticed any speed differences between them but I just wanted to upgrade for the trade value when the Scorpio comes out next year. Only thing missing is the kinect adapter in the box instead of going through Microsoft or buying one. I love my kinect it's so much better than the 360 version, I haven't used my TV remote since 2013 thanks to the kinect. If you have the money to spend or just want it for the looks then this xbox is great if not just save your money for next fall.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 4 out of 5 stars

    Close but no cigar

    Posted
    OCTRAINER
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    This would be a great setup if you are only running it to a TV and not a Receiver or home theater setup. If you have to run it through a receiver you have to get a second HDMI and use ARC if your TV supports it to get the HDR and surround sound. I am not sure they will fix this via an update but it is pretty annoying having to switch HDMI inputs on your tv every time you want to use this system. The actual system once hooked up provides a very good experience. I got rid of all my other media streaming boxes because of this. I don't use it to game too much, mostly for movies and sound. I would still recommend just make sure you know how to set it up if you have a home theater.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Great for 4K HDR

    Posted
    Dman7777
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    This is the console Microsoft should have came out with since the beginning . If you have a 4K TV with HDR-10 it is definitely worth upgrading to this new console. At the time i went to get the new console the 500GB version was sold out. This version comes with 1TB internal HDD, i really don't think its worth the extra $50. Just get the 500GB console version and use that $50 to get a USB 3.0 external HDD instead. You can easily find a 4TB in the $100 range. As far as Madden 17 not as good as the previous version just too many dropped passes, run game not all that either and kicking game has been completely butchered.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Excellent game system

    Posted
    Taz23
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    Wasn't sure whether to get this or ps4. I've had pl2 and was happy, but that was a long time ago. What sold me was several things. 1st was the controller--bluetooth and awesome. The 2nd was the memory-pl4 only had 500 this I had a choice. And even though I could add memory to pl4 it involves opening it up and I didn't want to do that. I bought the 1 tb only because the stores were sold out of the 500. I'm glad I did. It relieves me of worry of running out of space right away. Plus, if I do need more space I can just get a hard drive-no opening up the unit. Player is everything good that's been said about it.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 4 out of 5 stars

    Good value on an OK console

    Posted
    SoundwaveGI
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    I buy every console. This was to replace my Elite console for when I get my 4K tv. I was more of a 360 gamer last gen, but PS4 is my go-to this generation while my One is for exclusives like KI and Gears. For the price, this set is decent. If Xbox one is your main console, you may be tempted by the 2tb version. It's a better deal to buy this and nab a 3tb external on sale and use that to store games as you'll have higher capacity and faster load times through the USB 3.0 connection. If no exclusives on the Xbox interest you, you should be buying a PS4 anyway as it's a much better console in every way.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Great console...

    Posted
    hskr121
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    I got it for gaming and playing 4K blu-rays. I traded in my other Xbox One. Well I've actually used up almost all the space on the 1 tb hard drive with my Xbox One games and 360. I deleted a game I don't play much to free up space and may buy an external hard drive to add more space for games. I think games look crisper on the 4K tv, and some Xbox One games use hdr on lots of 4K tv's. But I do see the games better on the 4k tv with this console and that's worth the upgrade as well as playing 4k blu-rays. I switch between playing this on a 4k and 1080p tv.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 3 out of 5 stars

    Great for a budget.

    Posted
    TheHardTruth
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    The Xbox One S is pretty much the standard Xbox One with a cheap ultra hd player due to audio drawbacks and an average upscaler. This console will not serve any purpose to you if you do not own a 4K tv with HDR technology. Trust when I say you will not notice the 2% performance boost that has been reported in the tech industry. This is absolutely the better of the Xbox one consoles if you can utilize the technology but be warned there's no port for the Kinect on the newer models and for some odd reason they don't come with a standard mic, might be nothing to you.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 4 out of 5 stars

    Very Advanced Gaming System

    Posted
    Diverreb
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    Not a gamer. Bought for myself & grandkids. Extremely complex for the novice. Little or no documentation or quick start guides. Incredible graphics. Would like to see beginner modes with limited controller action to get used to the games. Even bought the advanced controller because it indicated adjustable sticks, That is a joke. Very little adjustment... Hardly noticeable. Bought a bunch of games to go with it. Hoping time will help me become somewhat able to use the games. I think I really need to sit down with an experienced user to show me the ropes.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Upgrade from the 360

    Posted
    Vivalarenaissance
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    I've owned all Xbox products from launch. This one has been completely revamped. We use this for everything from games to Netflix. The layout has changed dramatically from the 360 and does take some getting used too but otherwise it's simple to hook up. The power cord is much smaller for this machine. Which is nice for space. It could be a little longer in my opinion. It currently sits about 3 feet off ground on a stand with not much more room to move it unless I use an extension cord. Otherwise a great machine that blows me away.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Best console on the market

    Posted
    Cody
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    I've played both PS4 and Xbox One and Xbox One has WAY more features than the PS4. It runs cooler, the UI is easier to navigate and the colors and saturation are definitely more vibrant on the XB1. Don't let big paid advertisement websites tell you PS4 is better. IT ISN'T. Its all paid marketing. Sony is dumping money into marketing so they can try to be superior. The Xbox One S is super thin, super light, no heat, and runs virtually noiseless. Be sure to pick up a copy of Destiny as its the best game out right now! Enjoy!

    I would recommend this to a friend