November 19 2017

Here's Everything you Missed at Xbox E3 2017 Briefing

November 19 2017, 06:58 | Geraldine Moore

E3 2017 Here’s what to expect from Microsoft Sony and Nintendo

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PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds will be released on Xbox One late 2017.

During Microsoft's E3 2017 press conference, the company confirmed a number of details about backwards compatibility for the new Xbox One X console.

The Xbox One X's name raised a few eyebrows, with some gamers describing it as a "tongue-twister" online.

Microsoft have also allayed fans fears about compatibility as all Xbox One Games and accessories will be fully compatible with the Xbox One X. You'll also notice that the console looks a lot like the Xbox One S, but it's actually smaller.

Microsoft will roll out the new gaming system - promoted as Project Scorpio - on November 7.

Xbox One X has 6 teraflops of computing power - 40 percent more power than any other console, according to Microsoft - and 12 GB of GDDR5 RAM. These will be playable on all current Xbox Ones, and the Xbox One X. That expansion is going to be coming later this year. If anything, Halo: Combat Evolved would have been a more likely candidate. Project Scorpio is officially called the Xbox One X and we now know what it looks like. The console will be available for $499. Xbox has for the past 24 months been uncharacteristically branded as a console with no (new/exciting) exclusives, while PlayStation has played a consistent hand with a steady stream to satisfy a growing audience. Combine all this with an optimised power management system and you have the most advanced console ever. An official statement provided to Road to VR suggests that the Xbox One X won't see any form of VR support as a launch feature, and perhaps for some time to come. Get the news you can use. Microsoft has been really impressed by how developers have managed to get stuff up and running in a manner of days.

The game began life as a multiplayer mod for the hardcore PC military shooter Arma III.

And there was news about Minecraft - the hugely popular game will be updated to 4K resolution on certain platforms, including the Xbox One X, this autumn.

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