LOS ANGELES, USA – Sunday, June 11 marked a milestone Xbox E3 Briefing as Microsoft Corp. unveiled the world’s most powerful console, Xbox One X (formerly code-named “Project Scorpio”) and its largest and most diverse games line up in E3 history. Satellite feeds with footage from the Xbox E3 2017 Media Briefing will include the latest news, announcements, sound bites, fan footage and gameplay footage from Xbox.
Broadcast for the first time in 4K UHD on Mixer, Xbox showcased a record 42 games in its briefing including 22 with console exclusivity from creators large and small. Coming to all Xbox One markets starting Nov. 7, Xbox One X will retail for $499, 449 pounds, 499 euros, CA$599 and AU$649.
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. 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, with better textures, smoother framerates and faster load times.
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.
Spencer announced that Xbox will expand the Xbox One backward compatibility library of nearly 400 popular Xbox 360 games to include original Xbox classics, starting with fan favorite “Crimson Skies.” Xbox also revealed that “Gears of War 4,” “Forza Horizon 3,” “Minecraft,” “Resident Evil 7,” “Final Fantasy 15,” “Tom Clancy’s Ghost Recon Wildlands,” “Rocket League” and dozens of other popular Xbox One games will receive free updates to take full advantage of the power of Xbox One X. A host of these titles will be enhanced to run in true 4K, and many will be available at Xbox One X launch.
Introducing Xbox One X
Xbox One X was created to deliver uncompromised power, ultimate compatibility and design excellence. It’s both the most powerful and smallest console Xbox has ever built.
· Xbox One X.
Games play better on Xbox One X. The world’s most powerful console begins rolling out to all Xbox One markets on Nov. 7. With 40 percent 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. 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. Xbox One X will join the Xbox One family of devices and coexist alongside Xbox One and Xbox One S, and all Xbox One games and accessories are compatible.
Xbox debuted a wide range of titles from game creators large and small, all of which play better on Xbox One X. Games included “Forza Motorsport 7,” “Crackdown 3,” “Sea of Thieves,” “Assassin’s Creed Origins,” “Anthem,” “Cuphead,” “Ori and the Will of the Wisps,” “Minecraft” (Unifaction, Better Together Update, Super Duper Graphics Pack), and much more.
1. Introducing Xbox One X
2. Xbox E3 Briefing
– Phil Spencer, Head of Xbox
– Kareem Choudhry, CVP, Xbox Software Engineering
– Dan Greenawalt, Creative Durector, Turn 10 (Forza)
– Lydia Winters, Brand Director, Mojang (Minecraft)
3. Fans at Xbox E3 2017 Briefing
4. Games and Experiences
– “Forza Motorsport 7”
– “Minecraft” in 4K
-“Sea of Thieves”
– “Crackdown 3”
– “Assasin’s Creed Origins”
– “Middle-earth: Shadow of War”
– “State of Decay 2”