The Xbox One X- previously known as "Project Scorpio"- is the "the most powerful gaming console ever", claims the company and will arrive on November 7, priced at $499. Also, the cooling system has been improved to ensure better performance.Microsoft Xbox One X price & availabilityThe new Xbox One X will be available from November 7, 2017 and carries at a suggested retail price of $499 / €499. Compared to the original Xbox One or its slimline Xbox One S refresh, the Xbox One X is a considerable upgrade: The eight 1.75GHz AMD Jaguar CPU cores are now upgraded and running at 2.3GHz, the 12 853MHz Graphics Core Next (GCN) compute units - boosted to 914MHz on the Xbox One S - now number 40 running at 1.172GHz, and the 8GB of DDR3 with 32MB ESRAM on-processor chunk has now been replaced with 12GB of GDDR5 of which 9GB is available to games.
Choudhry said it is not only the most powerful console ever, but is also the smallest Xbox console ever made.
Aiming at the hearts of gamers, Microsoft also showed off 42 coming games, with 22 titles being tailored for exclusive play on Xbox One consoles.
LOS ANGELES-Xbox chief Phil Spencer confirmed a surprise expansion to Xbox One's backwards compatibility program: original Xbox games. The One X is a serious step up from the existing Xbox One S console, offering incredible performance for realistic Ultra HD gaming.
Xbox One X was billed as supporting "high fidelity virtual reality" when it was announced as Project Scorpio past year.
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Now, the PS4 Pro was already a fantastic 1080p gaming machine.
Less frills, more raw power. Both the PS4 Pro and Xbox One X support existing PS4 and Xbox One titles. Here's all you need to know about the One X including the United Kingdom price and release date and how it compares with the older Xbox One S console.
What ports does the Xbox One X have?
There will, rightly, be a lot of people wondering if that hefty price tag is worth it for a slightly prettier experience but, in truth, it allows me to join the 4K gaming bandwagon without the eye-wateringly expense it would take to take my once-amazing PC out to pasture, or less delicately ripping its guts out and only keeping the case, a couple of drives and PSU.
Xbox One X: Can it play VR games?
Origins is set to release on 27 October.