News tagged: Xbox One X
GameStop was close to running out of the Xbox One X after just one day. SVP of merchandising Bob Puzon says the retailer "sold through most of [its] initial allotment" of consoles on the first day of availability. It's working with Microsoft to receive more units.
The Xbox One X was released today and a large selection of enhanced games will already be available for the system within a week. 160 games are currently being enhanced to offer 4K support on the higher-spec console. 70 of those will be available by the end of the first week.
As promised earlier, Microsoft has officially launched its latest gaming console worldwide today. The "world's most powerful console" is now available for purchase in a total of 35 markets worldwide, with pricing to vary depending on local taxes in each region.
A patch for Halo 5 on Xbox One X will be ready in time for the console's release. Developer 343 Industries has revealed the patch will launch later today, ahead of the Xbox One X's release on November 7. Players will immediately be able to interact with the improved game.
The Xbox One X will play nice resolutions above 1080p that aren't 4K. Microsoft has confirmed the console is going to support 2560 x 1440 (1440p) displays. Although the focus is on 4K when it comes to developing higher-res games, many gaming monitors are 1440p.
Amazon's video streaming service is now available on Xbox consoles all around the world and the app will support 4K streaming on the Xbox One X beginning November 7. A staggered launch of Amazon Prime Video started in 2016 and the app has only now become available globally.
Xbox UK head Harvey Eagle told GamesIndustry.biz late last week that gamers might not be able to purchase the new console right away as there could be shortages. This is because demand is really high, but according to the Head of Xbox Phil Spencer, that will not be the case.
Microsoft wasn't able to report particularly high Xbox One sales during fiscal Q1 2018, but it partly made up for that lack of revenue with Game Pass, a subscription service for video games. Revenue from gaming software and services grew 21%. Overall revenue was up 1%.
The Xbox One is still going to receive backwards compatibility support for the original Xbox and that feature is set to arrive this year. Microsoft announced Xbox support was coming during E3 this summer, but it hasn't said much since then. Phil Spencer confirmed it's on track.
If you preorder the Xbox One X right now from Currys PC World in the UK you'll be able to get three free games alongside the console. The retailer is offering Forza Motorsport 7, Halo 5 Guardians, and Quantum Break with the system at no extra cost. The bundle costs £449.99.
As rumoured late last week, Microsoft's most powerful gaming console is now officially available for pre-order. Weeks after the Xbox One X Project Scorpio version went on pre-order, the standard Xbox One X console is available for pre-order for $499.
Microsoft has recently released Xbox One X Project Scorpio edition that has quickly run out of stock, and if you were wondering when the standard model will go on sale, the answer is very soon. According to Walmart, who is now running an ad on their site, Xbox One X pre-orders
The Xbox One's built-in gameplay capture feature is going to receive an upgrade to 1080p. Since the console was released, players have been stuck with 720p 30 fps recordings, though the more recent Xbox One X offers 4K recording. The update is currently limited to Insiders.
Microsoft's most powerful console to-date, the Xbox One X, was powerful enough to "impress" Slightly Mad Studios COO Rod Chong. The company is known for developing Project Cars 2. Chong says the Xbox One X version of the game will come with unspecified "enhancements."
The Xbox One X is officially the fastest-selling Xbox preorder in Microsoft's history, the company has confirmed. In the first five days of its availability, more people preordered the Xbox One X Project Scorpio Edition than any other Xbox console. Preorders began Sunday.
During its pre-Gamescom press conference, Microsoft officially launched its next generation gaming console, the Xbox One X Project Scorpio Edition. The console went on pre-order, but it looks like the response was overwhelming and the inventory only lasted a day.
Back at E3 2017 in June, Microsoft officially introduced the new Xbox One X gaming console and said it will go on sale by the end of the year, on November 7. Starting today, the console is officially available for pre-order, alongside new Xbox One S Minecraft limited edition
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A trio of new controllers for the Xbox One has been introduced by Microsoft. The three new models include Green/Grey, Patrol Tech Special Edition, and Volcano Shadow Special Edition. All work with the existing Xbox One and the upcoming Xbox One X console.
Xbox boss Phil Spencer says preorders for the Xbox One X will soon go live. Without giving an exact date, the executive said it "won't be too much longer" before people can place an order for the most powerful game console thus far. Microsoft revealed the console at E3 2017.