Xbox Series S suitcase continues the Microsoft tradition of wacky yet must-have merchandise you can actually win!





Microsoft Flight Simulator has finally arrived for the Xbox Series X and Series S consoles today for gamers who can’t wait to fly high on this highly acclaimed sim. However, for those who tend to take their compact Xbox Series S along on the next planned trip, there’s a better way, at least if you are lucky enough! Microsoft has collaborated with high-end luggage manufacturing company July to create a limited-edition Xbox Series S suitcase for lucky fans.

While the simulator offers players to fly around the world from the cozy confines of their living room, the Xbox Series S suitcase does allow them to go on a holiday and carry their kit safely. Coming on to this gorgeous July suitcase, it has a pure white exterior matching the color theme of the gaming console. On the inside is where all the goodies are there. It has the Microsoft Series S console, a pair of wireless controllers, and a portable ASUS ROG Strix XG17 display for immersive gaming on the go. Of course, all the connecting cables and other accessories are also a part of this package.

This terrific accessory is up for grabs via social media content exclusively for Australian and New Zealand residents older than 13 years of age. Ones under the age of 18 require parental/guardian approval to enter the contest. This fantastic promotion will run through till 11:59 pm AEST on August 2, 2021, and already some influencers have been sent over this cool Xbox Series S suitcase!

This is the best thing to own right now for a hardcore gamer, and I hope it is up for purchase for eager buyers later. That said, the whole package is evaluated to be around a steep $3,282. The beautiful display alone is estimated to be somewhere around $490! While I’m already daydreaming about owning one, I’ll have to find solace as it is just limited to the two nations for now! Microsoft has been no stranger to such creations as earlier they revealed the Xbox Mini Fridge coming this holiday season – and while we wait, we hope they drop some more fun designs to keep us on our toes!

Designer: July for Microsoft

xScreen “Laptop” Monitor Attaches to the Xbox Series S: That’s a Lot of Xs and Ss

A lot of modders often make console laptops by transferring the gaming machine’s guts to a smaller case and then slapping a monitor on it. But the Xbox Series S is already small and light enough that someone was bound to put two and two together. UPspec Gaming is raising funds on Kickstarter for the xScreen, a display that plugs into the back of the Series S.

The xScreen has a 1080p 11.6″ display and weighs about 1.5lb (700g). It takes advantage of the Series S’ size with its similar length and width. You can just fold it over the console as you would a laptop screen and keep the two devices connected when you’re done playing. Another benefit to this accessory is that it doesn’t require a separate power cable – it gets power through the USB port at the back of the console. And because it gets audio and video from the console’s HDMI port, the only thing you need to connect externally is the Xbox Series S power cable.

As you can see in the photos, the xScreen comes with a pair of side-mounted latches that further secure the screen to the console. The latches will come in a few colors, including green ones, which are exclusive to Kickstarter backers. UPspec Gaming will also release a pair of feet that secures the console in a vertical orientation, effectively raising the monitor.

Here’s a couple of demos of the prototype:

I’m surprised though, that oceanside mansion didn’t have any spare TVs. Pledge at least around $195 (USD) on Kickstarter to get an xScreen as a reward.

[via Kotaku]

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