Microsoft have released their new Xbox One X, marketing at around €450

Isaac Cain
June 13, 2017

In addition to the console's support for 2160p (also known as 4K) visual display, Microsoft has claimed these features make the Xbox One X "the most powerful console in the world" - although it will also be the most expensive. It also supports 4K Ultra HD Blu-Ray and is compatible with all components from the Xbox One and Xbox One S iterations.

Microsoft rival Sony already offers a console with 4K capabilities, the PS4 Pro, which was released in November previous year, but the PS4 Pro's specifications fall short of the One X.

You can also visit GAME and Amazon before the Xbox One X is stocked.

Last year, Xbox head Phil Spencer unveiled the second iteration of the Xbox One, Xbox One S. Tagged at the end of that announcement was the third iteration, Project Scorpio.

For all of its talk about 4K gaming with the Xbox One X, backwards compatibility for Xbox 360 and Xbox One games and crossplay through Xbox Live, Microsoft didn't talk a whole lot about VR games at E3 2017. And while it may resemble its predecessors, the Xbox One X is the "smallest Xbox ever". Turns out, this gaming console actually did get a limelight release, but its name is not "Scorpio', it is the Xbox One X".

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The company also pointed out that this is by no means a comprehensive list right now and that more games will receive a similar free update after the Xbox One X is eventually released. According to the this data, the Xbox One X should be up to 50% quicker than the PS4 Pro in general, while the GPU department offers 50% higher compute power.

Microsoft hinted at a series of 4K exclusives, including "Forza Motorsport 7", "Crackdown 3" and "Super Lucky's Tale".

Are the 42 new games enough to take on Sony's PS4 Pro? These resellers will want more than the Xbox One X's $499 price.

Lately, it has been the PlayStation 4 that has dominated the market when it came to the latest generation of consoles.

Microsoft is relying on the existing Xbox One titles that would run better and faster on the Xbox One X to attract buyers.

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