After all the rumors and leaks, Microsoft has finally launched the much awaited game console, Xbox One X, which the company teased as Project Scorpio last year at the same event. It will be available starting November 7, 2017 at a starting price of $499. According to Microsoft, Xbox One X is the “most powerful game console and the smallest Xbox, ever.”
Xbox One X is capable of true 4K UHD Blu-ray gaming playback with HDR video quality and Premium Dolby Atmos sound to provide full on entertainment. Coming to the specifications, the most powerful game console is powered by 8-core custom AMD Project Scorpio CPU clocked at 2.3GHz paired with 6 Teraflop GPU clocked at 1.172GHz. It has been loaded with 12GB of GDDR5 RAM coupled with 326GB/sec of memory bandwidth.
The console is 40% more powerful than any other console currently exist. The 6 Teraflop GPU enable 4K environments and characters look more realistic than ever. As we mentioned earlier, all above firepower that the console packs doesn’t increase its size, although it’s the smallest console Microsoft has ever made.
It has a liquid-cooled vapor chamber to ensure that the console always remain cool. It comes with 8GB flash memory and 1TB HDD internal storage to store all your games. Connectivity options include Bluetooth, WiFi, Infra Red Blaster, 2 HDMI ports, 3 USB 3.0 ports, and Ethernet Port.
With HDR (High Dynamic Range), experience more luminous, richer colors in games like Forza Motorsport 7 and Crackdown 3. The technology pops out the true visual depth of the games. Now play 4K games like State of Decay 2, Sea of Thieves, Super Lucky’s Tale, Crackdown 3, Forza Motorsport 7, FIFA 18, Call of Duty WWII, Star Wars Battlefront II, Minecraft, and Middle Earth: Shadow of War the way they are meant to be played.
With its backward compatibility feature, all existing games and accessories that you have been using will work with Xbox One X. All Xbox 360, Xbox One games can be played on Xbox One X. You don’t have to worry about purchasing new accessories for the new console as all the Xbox One accessories will work with Xbox One X. You can easily switch to the new console along with your Xbox Live community including your saved games.
Xbox One X will soon be up for pre-order. Stay Tuned!