Xbox One X, Microsoft’s next 4K HDR gaming console announced; to be available from 7 November at $499
Microsoft has finally revealed the Xbox One X 4K HDR gaming console in its E3 2017 event today. The console was into the making with a code-name ‘Project Scorpion‘ and now eventually beats all the Windows-centric Xbox 10 S rumours that were surfacing online from quite a while.
The Xbox One X is priced at US$ 499 (Rs. 32,110 approx.) and will be available in Black color via all Xbox One markets starting from November 7th. The console also comes bundled with 1-month free Xbox Game Pass subscription and a 14-day free Xbox Live Gold membership.
As per Microsoft, “With 6 Teraflops, 326GB/s of Memory Bandwidth and advanced, custom silicon, the Scorpio Engine is the world’s most powerful console gaming processor”. The Xbox One X comes with 4K HDR gaming, Dolby Atmos and DTS:X that offers 3D spatial sound. All existing Xbox One games, including Xbox Play Anywhere titles, Backward Compatible Xbox 360 games and accessories will be compatible with Xbox One X. These games, according to the company will load faster on Xbox One X, along with better look and playing.
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The Console comes with a healthy 12 GB GDDR5 graphic memory coupled with a massive 326 GB/sec memory bandwidth for faster and detailed game graphics. The Xbox One X also holds 8 GB Flash Memory and 1 TB HDD internal storage. It has an 8-core custom AMD CPU clocked at 2.3 GHz for enhanced AI, real world detail and smoother interactions in games along with 6 Teraflop GPU that offers more details and smoother animations when playing games in 4K.
Microsoft is also offering Xbox One X Enhanced versions of existing Xbox One games that include Gears of War 4, Forza Horizon 3, Minecraft, Resident Evil 7, Final Fantasy 15, Rocket League, each upgraded to take advantage of Xbox One X’s additional performance.