Released a new Xbox One console S.
Microsoft introduced at E3 2016 new Xbox One console S. Now has become more slim and compact. The new product will be released by Christmas, and significantly strengthen the position of Microsoft in the competitive struggle.
At a fixed cost for the initial version of the system, customers will receive the support of video playback in 4K Blu-ray format, and support games in HDR high-quality (unfortunately, at 4K in most games while not count): is the HDMI port 1.4 HDMI integrated 2.0 a. Also on Xbox One S has a powerful IR Blaster to control TV and similar devices.
The novelty will be released in three versions — with the drive in 500 GB ($300), 1 TB ($350) and the first — 2 TB ($400). The console got rid of a huge external power adapter and now looks neater. The size of the consoles has decreased by 40% and also can be installed in a vertical position as the console of generations past.
One of the important novelties is the new game controller with improved communication range, textured handles and Bluetooth. In addition, Microsoft through Xbox Design Lab offers players a very wide possibilities for color personalization of the controller (sticks, buttons, different parts of the body can have its own color) — a total of 8 million options. Available and laser engraved text — to use this controller in the USA at a price of $80:
Now also on pre-orders you can buy a controller Gears of War 4 Limited Edition, released in a limited edition — a very attractive purchase for fans of the known universe:
The conference was shown Gears of War 4 and Forza Horizon 3 in the HDR-version.Certainly, all new games will support improved performance in HDR-quality.
Although the Xbox One’s excellent system this year, it is a transitional option. Microsoft simultaneously nonserializable game Project Scorpio, which will be released in late 2017 and will be even more powerful. Games and accessories for Xbox One, Xbox One’s and Project Scorpio are compatible with each other (of course, with the exception of support for VR or 4K on older systems).
Scorpio will be powered by a very powerful GPU with a performance of 6 teraflops and apparently a new CPU. This increased power will allow to execute the game in full 4K resolution at 60 frames/sec. And, of course, its main advantage will be the support of virtual reality technology. Bethesda, in particular, stated that Fallout 4 will be played in VR mode on Scorpio (as the helmet may be used in Rift).