There are so many different versions of the Xbox One - this is the model to buy

The Xbox One is nearly two years old now, which means there are about two dozen different ways you can buy the console. 

Maybe you want it with a larger hard drive? Or perhaps a limited edition console with your favorite game's logo emblazoned on the front is more your speed? And that's to say nothing of the countless versions that come with various games. 

But forget about all that - this is the Xbox One model to buy this holiday:Advertisement

Xbox One Elite

Microsoft

There are way too many variations of the Xbox One this holiday.

There are way too many variations of the Xbox One this holiday.

But the real one to buy is the Xbox One "Elite" bundle:

But the real one to buy is the Xbox One "Elite" bundle:
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Pretty, no? We think so too.

Pretty, no? We think so too.

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But there's no physical difference on the console's exterior. It's got a larger hard drive, for storing more stuff (1TB instead of 500GB):

But there's no physical difference on the console's exterior. It's got a larger hard drive, for storing more stuff (1TB instead of 500GB):
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The biggest difference is the controller it comes with: the Xbox One Elite gamepad.

The biggest difference is the controller it comes with: the Xbox One Elite gamepad.

The controller, by itself, costs $150. Whoa!

The controller, by itself, costs $150. Whoa!

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But there's a good reason for that high price: the Xbox One Elite controller is ultra-customizable:

But there's a good reason for that high price: the Xbox One Elite controller is ultra-customizable:

There are so many different versions of the Xbox One - this is the model to buy

There are so many different versions of the Xbox One - this is the model to buy
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There are so many different versions of the Xbox One - this is the model to buy

There are so many different versions of the Xbox One - this is the model to buy

It's also got some sweet rear paddles that you can customize to whatever buttons you'd like:

It's also got some sweet rear paddles that you can customize to whatever buttons you'd like:
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But hey, we understand that this model Xbox One is a lot more money.

But hey, we understand that this model Xbox One is a lot more money.

Good news: during Black Friday, the Xbox One Elite bundle is $50 less than usual at $449.

Good news: during Black Friday, the Xbox One Elite bundle is $50 less than usual at $449.
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The least expensive model Xbox One you can otherwise buy is $300.

The least expensive model Xbox One you can otherwise buy is $300.

But! The Xbox One Elite bundle comes with a larger, solid-state hard drive and a gamepad that normally costs $150. So you're saving a considerable amount of cash.

But! The Xbox One Elite bundle comes with a larger, solid-state hard drive and a gamepad that normally costs $150. So you're saving a considerable amount of cash.
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And getting the best version of the Xbox One and its controller, all in one package!

And getting the best version of the Xbox One and its controller, all in one package!