Microsoft’s upcoming console, the Xbox One X is set to release next week. With the main selling point of the console being its upgraded hardware, it’s worth it to know just how many games will be supporting the beefed up console during launch.
According to Xbox senior director for console marketing Albert Penello, you’ll have a decent selection of games at launch.
On Twitter, Penello wrote, “I think we’re going to hit in the neighborhood of 70 right around release. I’m pleased given how many people said no devs would support.” When asked for clarification on what “around release” meant, Penello said, “Not being cagey but I’m thinking within the first week we’ll get to that number.”
It’s important to note that ‘enhanced’ doesn’t necessarily constitute 4K, for some games it could mean sharper textures, others High Dynamic Range (HDR) color or stronger rendering capabilities.
Interested in picking up Microsoft’s latest console? Check out what to expect from the Xbox One X below:
|CPU||Custom CPU @ 2.3 GHz, 8 cores|
|Graphics||Custom GPU @ 1.172 GHz, 40 CUs, Polaris features, 6.0 TFLOPS|
|Memory||12GB of GDDR5 RAM @ 6.8GHz w/ 326 GB/s bandwidth|
|Storage||Starting at 1TB HDD|
|Connections and expansions||HDMI-in; HDMI-out; 1x front-facing USB 3.0; 2x rear-facing USB 3.0; IR receiver/blaster; SPDIF digital audio; Ethernet (IEEE 802.3 10/100/1000)|
|Wireless||Wireless IEEE 802.11ac dual band; (5GHz & 2.4GHz); Dedicated dual band Xbox Wireless radio|
|Power supply||245W, Internal|
|Disk drive||4K UHD Blu-ray drive|
|Dimensions||11.81 in x 9.45 in x 2.36 in (30cm x 24cm x 6cm)|
|Weight||8.4lbs (3.81 kg)|
|In the box||Xbox One X console
Xbox Wireless Controller
1-month Xbox Game Pass trial
14-day Xbox Live Gold trial
The Xbox One X release 7th November 2017.
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