10 May 2022
Xbox has unveiled a special edition Xbox Series S to celebrate the Lunar New Year and the Year of the Tiger. This is a limited edition console with only 15 units up for grabs. While you might be wondering how to grab one, it should be noted that this will not be made available for sale. The company is holding sweepstakes to give them away to lucky winners around the world.
The Xbox Series S Lunar New Year special edition has been designed in collaboration with Bu2ma (pronounced Bu-er-ma), a Chinese cartoon artist. Both the console and bundled controller are available in a unique appearance. They feature Lunar New Year lucky colors i.e. Red and Gold. There is a custom design representing wellbeing and fortune and it also has a tiger.
Cary Chen, Head of Xbox Greater China said,
"According to traditional Chinese culture, people born in the Year of the Tiger are strong-willed and confident, both of which are characteristics shared by our global Xbox family. Like the Tiger, Team Xbox is determined to bring the joy of gaming to everyone on the planet."
All Chinese users will be able to participate in giveaways through WeChat and bilibilli platforms. These will kick off on January 25th at 12 PM China Standard Time. As for fans outside the country, they will need to follow the Xbox Twitter account and retweet the giveaway tweet with "#LunarNewYearXboxSweepstakes". The number of units available for Chinese users and global has not been shared publically.
Lunar New Year, new Lunar Xbox.— Xbox (@Xbox) January 21, 2022
Follow and RT with #LunarNewYearXboxSweepstakes for a chance to win a Lunar New Year Xbox Series S bundle.
Age 18+. Ends 2/3/22. Rules: https://t.co/GfpkbWgKSo pic.twitter.com/eRNIjyhg16