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The Xbox One X is not the console for everyone

19 June 2017

We should be happy that the original Xbox games are arriving the way they are, but with small visual upgrades to take advantage of both the Xbox One and the Xbox One X when it arrives later in the year. Packing substantially more power than the PS4 Pro, the One X aspires to deliver native 4K resolution in all its games.

Over time, the cost of manufacturing a console drops, allowing companies to recoup losses. If you're a console gamer, the Xbox One X is the place to be. "If you just look at the specs of what this box is, it's in a different league than any other console that's out there". Firstly, there are rights issues with bringing original games back and, secondly, emulating original games is apparently more hard than 360 games.

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Spencer announced that Xbox will expand the Xbox One backward compatibility library of almost 400 popular Xbox 360 games to include Xbox Original classics, starting with fan favourite "Crimson Skies". The trick to understanding the Xbox One X is to wrap your head around the fact that it's part of a lineup. For everything you need to know about the Xbox One X, from initial rumors to the big E3 2017 coming out party, check out our guide. An interesting thought, but then again the PS4 did manage to sell literally TWICE the number of units the Xbox One chalked up.

Without any doubt, Sony's PS4 and Microsoft's Xbox One are now the Market Leaders.

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The new console is capable of powering 4K gaming, which is better than HD. Most people do agree, however, that "Xbox One X" is a bad name - sticking with Scorpio would have been better.

One might think that the console's $499 price tag would also be something that would put off potential buyers, as it's a full hundred dollars more expensive than the Playstation 4 Pro.

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"Developers are completely incentivised to give you the best experience they can". And thus, the demand and enjoyment of single-player games can continue, and we won't be trapped in a future where every game has to follow Destiny's model. This is because it's tougher to lock these down when it comes to the rights, as said by Spencer.