News tagged: Xbox One X

Microsoft Officially Launches Xbox One X

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.

Xbox One X Works With 1440p Displays

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.

Microsoft Denies Rumours About Xbox One X Shortages

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.

Xbox One Gaining Xbox Compatibility This Year

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.

Xbox One Game Capture Getting 1080p Upgrade

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.

Xbox One X Is The Fastest Selling Xbox Preorder

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.

Xbox One X Preorders Set To Begin Shortly

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.