What you need to know
- The Halo Infinite-themed Xbox Series X launches on Nov. 15, 2021.
- Preorders for the limited-edition console sold out within seconds, with demand only amplified by ongoing global ship shortages, impacting console shipments.
- An early unboxing video has surfaced on YouTube, showcasing the exterior design and custom sound effects.
Halo Infinite is set to release on Dec. 8, 2021. The upcoming entry marks the latest in the highly coveted FPS series that put the Xbox console on the map back in 2001. Microsoft is also commemorating the game's launch with a Halo Infinite Xbox Series X console, although amid ongoing console shortages, this edition is even harder to come by.
YouTube user HugoTheKing077 has now provided our first look at the console in an unboxing video, and in a follow-up, has shown off the unique sounds the console makes when used.
The Xbox Series X console also has custom sounds when powered on, and ejecting discs, which can be found via 10:18 in the video below.
The videos are in Spanish, but the console's striking visuals still translate. The console is lavishly decorated from all angles, with gold accents upon a star-speckled finish. The console also pairs with an exclusive controller, based on the standard Xbox Series X gamepad.
The Halo Infinite Xbox console continues to prove hard to find in an age of scalpers and global chip shortages, affecting the production of smartphones, consoles, vehicles, and more.
Halo Infinite is set to release on Dec. 8, 2021, for the Xbox One, Xbox Series X|S, and PC. Xbox Game Pass subscribers will be able to play the game on launch day for no additional cost.
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The next big adventure
Halo Infinite is the next big entry in the Halo saga and while it's packed with wonder and mystery, there are also myriad dangerous enemies in-store on Zeta Halo.
Would have loved to hear the sheild power up as the console booted up.
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