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If you’re a Minecraft fan and you’ve been planning to buy the new Xbox One S, you’re in luck. Microsoft has announced the Xbox One S Minecraft Favorites Bundle.

The bundle includes the 500 GB Xbox One S, which is the slimmer model of the Xbox One. It also has a wireless Xbox One S controller.

Now, let’s get into the Minecraft contents. While there is no physical game included, it comes with a digital download code for Minecraft: Xbox One Edition.



Download codes for two content packs are included as well. The Favorites Pack gives you numerous texture packs: Festive Mash-up Pack, Halo Mash-up, Fantasy Texture Pack, Natural Texture Pack, City Texture Pack, Battle & Beasts Skin Pack, and Battle & Beasts 2 Skin Pack. The Builder’s Pack adds even more: Biome Settlers Skin Pack, Cartoon Texture Pack, Candy Texture Pack, Plastic Texture Pack, Pattern Texture Pack, and Greek Mythology Mash-up.

There is also a code for the Minecraft: Windows 10 Edition beta and a 14-day trial of Xbox Live Gold.

To recap, the Xbox One S Minecraft Favorites Bundle comes with:

  • 500 GB Xbox One S
  • Xbox One S controller
  • Minecraft: Xbox One Edition (download code)
  • Favorites Pack (download code)
  • Builder’s Pack (download code)
  • Minecraft: Windows 10 Edition beta (download code)
  • Xbox Live Gold 14-day trial

This bundle is available now for $299.99 in the United States and Canada. It will be released in the United Kingdom, Western Europe, and Central Europe on October 11, in Australia and New Zealand on November 1, and in Asia and Latin America at an unknown date.

If you don’t have an Xbox One S yet, does this bundle appeal to you? Does the selection of Minecraft content make you more inclined to buy it, or do you wish something else was included? Let us know in the comments.

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