Microsoft unveils 4K Xbox One X
June 12, 2017
Microsoft has unveiled the latest update to in its Xbox One line-up – a more powerful version of the Xbox One branded the Xbox One X.
The tech giant touted the machine’s specs, including its ability to run games in 4K ahead of the E3 games show in Los Angeles. The system, which also runs games at 60 frames-per-second (fps), as well as bring capable of playing 4K Blu-rays, was labelled “the most powerful console ever made” by Phil Spencer, head of Xbox.
To be released globally on November 7th, the Xbox One X will cost $499 in the US and £449 in the UK.
Sony released the PS4 Pro – its console with 4K capabilities – in November last year. However, the console’s specs – including memory and processor speed – are lower than those of the Xbox One X, and it is does not play 4K Blu-rays.