Xbox One gets cheaper with new disc-less $249 One S All-Digital Edition

Xbox One gets cheaper with new disc-less $249 One S All-Digital Edition

Xbox One S All-Digital Edition (Photo: Microsoft) The Xbox One S is getting a cheaper sibling. On Tuesday Microsoft announced that it will be launching a new version of its Xbox One S system on May 7 that ditches the Blu-ray disc drive in favor of a cheaper $249.99 price. Beyond the removal of the drive, the new One S All-Digital Edition is nearly identical in both size and performance to earlier Xbox One S consoles. It comes with a 1 TB hard drive for storing games and can still stream videos in 4K HDR. The white design is the same as the one on the current One S, with the only real difference externally being that the slot for discs now is solid plastic. Changing the box to a smaller form factor would've led to Microsoft having to spend more on development, making it more difficult to reach this lower price…