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Microsoft

Platform(s): PC, Xbox, Xbox 360, Xbox One
Genre: Hardware
Release Date: Nov. 22, 2013

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Xbox One X Pre-orders Start Today, More Enhanced Titles Revealed

by Rainier on Sept. 20, 2017 @ 12:08 a.m. PDT

Xbox One is Microsoft's all-in-one gaming and entertainment system that puts you at the center of all your games, TV, movies, music, sports and Skype.

The smallest console Xbox has ever built, Xbox One X was designed to be the best console to create and play games on, putting the greatest graphic fidelity in the hands of the world’s best game creators to create true 4K games, while all Xbox One games and accessories are compatible.

Head of Xbox Phil Spencer underscored that every game will play great across the Xbox One family, and Xbox One X also makes your existing library even better. Built-in supersampling means more visible detail and smoother edges, and you’ll get into the action faster with more efficient loading times. With the 6-teraflop Scorpio engine, developers can realize their biggest worlds in vibrant 4K and in a superior format for 1080p screens.

Last month at gamescom, Microsoft unveiled pre-orders for the Xbox One X Project Scorpio Edition, a limited edition console designed for our biggest fans. Thanks to you, we saw record-setting sellouts in the first five days, making Xbox One X the fastest-selling Xbox pre-order ever with more Xbox One X Project Scorpio Edition consoles pre-ordered in the first five days than any Xbox ever.

We know you are anxious to get your hands on the world’s most powerful console and so today, I am excited to announce Xbox One X standard edition pre-orders begin today. Local retailers around the world, including Microsoft Store and Microsoft.com, are opening up more pre-orders for Xbox One X, so be sure to get yours today.

When it comes to games, we’re thrilled to announce that you’ll be able to enjoy more than 130 (and counting!) new and existing games enhanced for Xbox One X to take advantage of its full power, including Far Cry 5, L.A. Noire, Greedfall and Okami HD. We set out to make Xbox One X the best place to create and experience games, and hearing how our partners are excited and committed to Xbox One X confirms our vision. See below for what some of our partners had to say about their experiences with Xbox One X. And for more information explaining Xbox One X Enhanced program, visit xbox.com/enhanced and check out this video with our very own Major Nelson and Head of Xbox Console Marketing, Albert Penello.

“It’s a crazy powerful box. [Shadow of War on Xbox One X] will be the prettiest possible version of the game [among consoles]. We have some dev kits which also load a lot faster. While in development it’s extra nice to load a giant world in a matter of seconds so we can iterate faster. But it will also have faster loading times for players.” said Bob Roberts, Middle-earth: Shadow of War Design Director.

“The experience of the game is the same across all of the different platforms. We try to make sure the game shines on every platform the best it can. Having said that, the Xbox One X version is absolutely the most beautiful version,” stated Ashraf Ismail, Assassin’s Creed Origins Game Director.

“Bringing a PC game to Xbox, Microsoft makes it really easy…So it really just comes down to making the gameplay good. And especially on Xbox One X, two hours after we got the dev kit it was running at 4K, 60fps. That thing is very powerful. It was that easy. I think we were expecting it to take a little longer than that, but no, it was a cinch,” said Jonathan Rogers, Path of Exile Lead Programmer.

Xbox One is the only console system designed to play the best games of the past, present and future. The Xbox One games and accessories you already own are compatible with Xbox One X, so if you’re an Xbox gamer, chances are you already have a library of games that will look and play better on Xbox One X.

Xbox One X is built for true 4K gaming, which combines 2160p frame buffers, High Dynamic Range and Wide Color Gamut into a pristine visual package. It also offers an immersive audio experience that puts you in the center of spatial sound. Your 4K experience includes recording game clips in 4K at 60 frames per second and 4K screenshots. At launch, we’ll be offering Xbox One X Enhanced versions of existing Xbox One games including 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. In addition, some of this year’s biggest blockbuster will be launching in true 4K including Forza Motorsport 7.

With 40% more power than any other console, experience immersive true 4K gaming when paired with a 4K display, such as Samsung’s flagship QLED TV.  Xbox One X makes your existing library even better, with better textures, smoother framerates and faster load times, even on a 1080p TV.

Xbox One X also offers the ultimate 4K entertainment package with 4K Ultra HD for Blu-ray X and streamed content, HDR support for gaming and video, and Dolby Atmos support. le.

Like the Xbox One S, it includes a 4K UHD Blu-ray player, built-in power supply, three USB 3.0 ports (one in the front and two in the back), and IR blaster. It can be placed horizontally or vertically with an optional stand. For those who already own an Xbox One S, all the cables you own will transfer over, with port locations designed to be an easy plug-and-play swap in your existing gaming setup.

Xbox One X begins rolling out to all Xbox One markets starting on Nov. 7 for $499, 449 pounds, 499 euros, CA$599 and AU$649.

Xbox One X Enhanced Titles

 
A Plague Tale: InnocenceFocus Home Interactive
AnthemElectronic Arts
Ark Survival EvolvedStudio Wildcard
AshenAnnapurna
Assassin's Creed OriginsUbisoft
AstroneerSystem Era
BattleriteStunlock Studios
BelowCapybara
Black DesertPearlAbyss Corp.
BrawloutAngry Mob Games
Chess UltraRipstone Publishing
CODE VEINBANDAI NAMCO Entertainment Inc.
Conan ExilesFuncom
Crackdown 3Microsoft Studios
Danger ZoneThree Fields Entertainment LTD
Dark and LightSnail Games
Darksiders IIITHQ Nordic
Dead Rising 4CAPCOM CO., LTD
Deep Rock GalacticCoffee Stain
Diablo III: Reaper of Souls - Ultimate Evil EditionActivision Blizzard
Dishonored 2Bethesda
Dishonored: Death of the OutsiderBethesda
Disneyland AdventuresMicrosoft Studios
Dovetail Games Euro FishingDovetail Games Ltd
DRAGON BALL FighterZBANDAI NAMCO Entertainment Inc.
Dynasty Warriors 9KOEI TECMO GAMES CO., LTD.
EA Sports FIFA 18Electronic Arts
EA Sports Madden NFL 18Electronic Arts
ElexTHQ Nordic
Elite: DangerousFrontier Developments Plc.
EverspaceROCKFISH Games GmbH
F1 2017Deep Silver
Fable FortuneMediatonic Ltd.
Fallout 4Bethesda
Farming Simulator 17Focus Home Interactive
Final Fantasy XVSquare Enix
FirewatchCampo Santo
For HonorUbisoft
Forza Horizon 3Microsoft Studios
Forza Motorsport 7Microsoft Studios
Gears of War 4Microsoft Studios
GravelMilestone
Halo 5: GuardiansMicrosoft Studios
Halo Wars 2Microsoft Studios
Hand of Fate 2Defiant Development
Hello NeighbortinyBuild LLC
HitmanSquare Enix
Homefront: The RevolutionDeep Silver
Injustice 2Warner Bros.
Jurassic World EvolutionFrontier Developments Plc.
Killer InstinctMicrosoft Studios
Killing Floor 2Tripwire Interactive LLC
Kingdom Come: DeliveranceDeep Silver
Life is Strange: Before the StormSquare Enix
Mafia III2K Games
Mantis Burn RacingVooFoo Studios Ltd.
Marvel Vs. Capcom: InfiniteCAPCOM CO., LTD
METAL GEAR SURVIVEKONAMI
Metro: ExodusDeep Silver
Middle-earth: Shadow of WarWarner Brothers Interactive
MinecraftMicrosoft Studios
Minion MastersBetaDwarf
Monster Hunter: WorldCAPCOM CO., LTD
NBA 2K182K Games
Need for Speed PaybackElectronic Arts
OobletsGlumberland
Ori and the Will of the WispMicrosoft Studios
Outcast – Second ContactBigben
Outlast 2Red Barrels
PaladinsHi-Rez Studios
Path of ExileGrinding Gear Games
PES PRO EVOLUTION SOCCER 2018KONAMI
PlayerUnknown's BattlegroundsBluehole Ginno Games, Inc.
Portal Knights505 Games
Project CARS 2BANDAI NAMCO Entertainment Inc.
Quantum BreakMicrosoft Studios
Raiders of the Broken PlanetMercury Steam
Railway EmpireKalypso
Real Farm SimSOEDESCO
ReCoreMicrosoft Studios
RESIDENT EVIL 7 biohazardCAPCOM CO., LTD
RiMETequila Works
Rise of the Tomb RaiderMicrosoft Studios
RobloxRoblox
Robocraft InfinityFreejam Ltd.
Rocket LeaguePsyonix
Rush: A Disney Pixar AdventureMicrosoft Studios
Sea of ThievesMicrosoft Studios
Slime RancherMonomi Park, LLC
SmiteHi-Rez Studios
Sonic ForcesSega
Star Wars Battlefront IIElectronic Arts
State of Decay 2Microsoft Studios
SteepUbisoft
Strange BrigadeRebellion Developments
Super Lucky's TaleMicrosoft Studios
SUPERHOTSuperhot
Surviving MarsParadox Interactive
Tennis World TourBigben
The Artful EscapeAnnapurna
The Crew 2Ubisoft
The Darwin ProjectScavenger Studio
The Elder Scrolls Online: MorrowindBethesda
The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim Special EditionBethesda
The Last NightRaw Fury
The Long DarkHinterland
The SurgeFocus Home Interactive
The Witcher 3: Wild HuntCD Projekt
Titanfall 2Electronic Arts
Tom Clancy's Ghost Recon WildlandsUbisoft
Tom Clancy's The DivisionUbisoft
Train Sim WorldDovetail Games Ltd
TT Isle of Man – Ride on the EdgeBigben
WarframeDigital Extremes
Warhammer: End Times - VermintideFatshark AB
We Happy FewGearbox
Wolfenstein II: The New ColossusBethesda
World of TanksWargaming
WRC 7 FIA World Rally ChampionshipBigben
Zoo TycoonMicrosoft Studios

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