Auctions to secure a pre-order for Microsoft Corp.’s Xbox One fetched more than $500 on eBay post reveal of the new console.
Microsoft has not yet disclosed release date or pricing information for the Xbox One. As a result, retailers including GameStop Corp., Best Buy Co. Inc. and Amazon.com Inc. have not begun pre-order sales for the hardware.
Meanwhile, the Xbox One currently ranks as the No. 1 ‘Most Wished For‘ product in Amazon’s Video Games division.
The Xbox One will utilize an 8-core CPU, 8GB RAM, 500GB hard drive, Blu-ray disc drive, 802.11n Wireless with Wi-Fi Direct, HDMI, and USB 3.0.
The new Kinect, included with each Xbox One, includes a 1080p HD RGB camera and features 30 frames-per-second color, Time of Flight technology, and Microphone Arrays.
The Xbox One Controller features an integrated battery compartment, Impulse Triggers, Wi-Fi Direct Radio Stack, and a Precision Directional Pad.
The Xbox One will launch later this year.