Microsoft Xbox One X with 4K HDR gaming launched at E3
By: Rohan Pal, The Mobile Indian, New Delhi
Last updated : June 12, 2017 11:00 am
The console comes is priced at $499 (approx. Rs 33,000) and will hit the shelves starting from November 7, 2017.
Microsoft has unveiled its latest gaming console, Xbox One X, during the annual Electronic Entertainment Expo (E3) 2017. The console comes is priced at $499 (approx. Rs 33,000) and will hit the shelves starting from November 7, 2017. Users will also get 1-month free Xbox Game Pass subscription and 14-day free Xbox Live Gold membership with the purchase of the Xbox One X.
The brand says that the latest gaming console support 4K HDR gaming, and all existing Xbox One accessories will be compatible with the Xbox One X coupled with all existing Xbox 360 backwards compatible titles and Xbox One games. The company further stated that the new console uses super sampling, which makes the games look better even on a full HD TVs.
One of the first games that will run at native 4K at 60fps is Forza Motorsport 7. The brand will also introduce a host of new titles including Crackdown 3 and Sea of Thieves for the latest gaming console soon.
Coming to the hardware configurations, the Xbox One X is powered by eight-core custom AMD CPU clocked at 2.3GHz coupled with 12GB of GDDR5 graphic memory for smoother gameplay. There are 6 Teraflop GPU, which offers smoother animations in 4K. The console comes with a 1TB HDD internal storage and it uses a liquid-cooled vapor-chamber cooling inside, a technology that is used on high-end gaming PCs.
Other than this, you will find a 4K UHD Blu-ray optical disc drive, HDMI 2.0b, HDR10 support, Dolby Atmos, Bluetooth, WiFi with Direct, IR blaster, three USB 3.0 ports, Ethernet port and so on. The brand is also offering enhanced versions of some popular Xbox One titles including Forza Horizon 3, Minecraft, Final Fantasy 15, Gears of War 4, Rocket League and more.