Microsoft launches new 'Xbox One X' console


Apart from the 4K card, Microsoft has also included reverse compatibility in all sense so that the current Xbox users don't have to invest in new titles, the same holds good for controllers as well.

Before it dwarfed head of Xbox Phil Spencer, the enormous 4K screen that formed the centrepiece of Microsoft's E3 conference stage was used to illustrate the progression of its consoles' resolutions.

The new Federation Internationale de Football Association 18 will be running on the new engine Frostbite enabling to utilize the power of the new generation consoles and provide High Dynamic Range to supported television which will seem more realistic.

Xbox One already works with 385 Xbox 360 titles, including all of the titles that have been offered with the Games With Gold loyalty program.

However, Microsoft is headstrong on this one and says "it's proud of the pricing".

Of course, consoles these days aren't just a workout for your thumbs.

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Microsoft was going to announce the new Xbox, known as Project Scorpio.

Physically speaking, the Xbox One X is the smallest console that Microsoft has ever built when putting it up against all of the other consoles in the Xbox library. There's a 4K UHD Blu-ray player on-board, too, but it's the option to serve up 4K HDR games (rendered with a wide colour gamut) that's properly exciting.

On paper, Xbox One X is more powerful and $100 more than the PS4 Pro. Of the 12GB RAM, Microsoft had previously kept 4GB for the system and 8GB for games. On the graphics side, Xbox One X's GPU is capable of 6 teraflops of performance. All of these games, until very recently, might well have remained locked off on Xbox or emerged months later as a half-hearted port. It supports all the accessories available for Xbox One lineup including Kinect.

Since then it has added a number of titles on a monthly basis but based on fan feedback, the Xbox Engineering team will start to pilot a new way to launch Xbox One Backward Compatibility titles. However, some games will use the system's power to deliver better visuals and exclusive features. This includes faster load time and more, even without a 4K TV.

The One X will go on sale on November 7, Microsoft confirmed during a showcase ahead of E3, one of the gaming industry's largest conventions.