Console Can Play Select Titles From Original Xbox

Many out there have been rallying behind the Scorpio, now the X, for a year now saying it will be a huge Microsoft comeback. The Xbox One X is hailed by the company to be the "smallest Xbox, ever" lending to its minimalist design.

I personally think the answer is somewhere in between but closer to PS4 Pro status.

Like the Xbox One S, the Xbox One X will support Ultra HD Blu-ray disc playback and streaming of 4K video with HDR.

The Xbox One X boasts of 6 teraflops of graphics processing power compared to PS4 Pro's 4.12.

Simply for the promise of true, native 4K gaming, Microsoft wins in this department, but of course the differences are nearly negligible for the average person.

Elsewhere in the interview, the charismatic executive also revealed that Microsoft doesn't expect Xbox One X to be its' best-selling console next year - Xbox One S will be. [.] There's not a ton of work developers are having to do to get to 4K, and then they can spend the extra headroom they have and time to flawless the game they want to build. The back panel shares the same ports as the Xbox One S, so you'll need a USB adapter if you want to use Kinect with it. This ensures the system will be useful as a movie player, though it doesn't seem to offer any significant non-gaming multimedia benefits compared with the Xbox One S.

We'll find out more soon, but it's likely that there'll be a difference between some games that go big on graphical flourishes that only the Xbox One X can produce and others that just replicate their PS4 Pro patch.

So I highly doubt people will try very hard to get their hands on a $499 console that offers better processing power and visuals over a $249 and even cheaper equivalent that has all the same features and games in nearly unrecognizably different quality. Even then, it doesn't have many exclusives to offer.

On paper, the Xbox One X wins in terms of raw power - no arguments there.

When Microsoft unveiled the console at E3 2017 this week, Spencer described the machine as "the world's most powerful games console".

Recommended News

  • BREAKING Jailed US student Otto Warmbier released by North Korea

    The Tuesday announcement came as former National Basketball Association player Dennis Rodman was in Pyongyang for a visit . Officials could not immediately confirm U.S. media reports that Warmbier has fallen into a coma during his incarceration.
    Event in King's Lynn to remember murdered MP Jo Cox

    Event in King's Lynn to remember murdered MP Jo Cox

    A Great Get Together event is also happening in Clifton Park tomorrow and will feature food, music, stalls and workshops, as well as a community art project.
    People more likely to eat vegetables when marketed as 'indulgent'

    People more likely to eat vegetables when marketed as 'indulgent'

    Giving vegetables "seductive" names can increase sales by up to 25 per cent, according to a new study by United States researchers.
  • New Porsche 911 GT2 RS Makes Shock Debut At Gaming Show

    New Porsche 911 GT2 RS Makes Shock Debut At Gaming Show

    The 2018 Porsche 911 GT2 RS has been a hot topic since the vehicle debuted during the Forza 7 release at E3 last Sunday. As you can see in the trailer above, Forza Motorsport 7 looks stunning in 4K and reveals a lot of tracks for the game.

    Trump Slams "Cowardly" Comey in Latest Twitter Rant

    Columbia Law School Professor Daniel Richman - who served as former Federal Bureau of Investigation director James B. Trump's lawyer, Marc Kasowitz, who said in a statement that the president "is pleased that Mr.

    Meet The Jew-Turned-Evangelical Who Boosted Mueller Firing Rumor

    Ryan told reporters Tuesday: "The best advice would be to let Robert Mueller do his job". Democratic process. "I did not talk to the president about the issue", Ruddy said.
  • Philippines says militants control 20 percent of besieged city

    Philippines says militants control 20 percent of besieged city

    The Palace confirmed on Tuesday that it knew of the Maute group's plan to take over Marawi City prior to the attack on May 23. Witnesses said the bandits ran after them and fired shots resulting to the killing of the five civilians.

    Phil Spencer wants original Xbox emulation and Game Pass on PCs

    The moniker of Microsoft's Xbox One X comes just days after the tech giant trademarked a mysterious S logo. The Xbox One X is out November 7 worldwide.

    Apple Announces New and Improved iPad Pro

    Your friends or the people you are paying will need to be using iOS as well in order for this feature to work. Apple has also upgraded the Control Center for iOS 11 and has now made it much more user friendly.
  • Sessions: 'I Have No Idea' If Trump Has Confidence In Robert Mueller

    Sessions: 'I Have No Idea' If Trump Has Confidence In Robert Mueller

    Sessions lent his support to the special counsel, Robert Mueller, who is now in charge of the Trump campaign-Russia investigation. Trump has suggested there might be tapes of his encounters with Comey; Comey said last week that "lordy" he hopes there are.

    Republicans Insist They're Being Transparent With Their Hidden Health Care Bill

    The other source said Trump used a vulgar phrase to describe the House bill and told the senators , "We need to be more generous". If that happens, McConnell cannot afford to lose a single Republican vote, as the Senate has a slim 52 Republican majority.

    Deputy AG Rosenstein set for budget hearings Tuesday

    Democratic senators on the committee attempted to clarify the boundaries of Sessions' recusal, something they say is unclear. If there were good cause, I would consider it. "If there were not good cause it wouldn't matter what anyone said".

We are pleased to provide this opportunity to share information, experiences and observations about what's in the news.
Some of the comments may be reprinted elsewhere in the site or in the newspaper.
Thank you for taking the time to offer your thoughts.