Thursday, 21 September, 2017

E3 2017: Microsoft Isn't Making Money On The $500 Xbox One X

Xbox One X preview PS4 Pro Competes With Xbox One S, Not Xbox One X: Microsoft
Terence Owen | 29 June, 2017, 09:04

Microsoft executive Dave McCarthy wanted to defend the increase in the price of Xbox One X, reassuring customers that the hardware specs of this latest console warrant the $499.00 price tag. Because of the fact that the Xbox One X can run nearly all games at 4K, he says that he considers the PlayStation 4 Pro an Xbox One S competitor. This is a great way to attract potential new buyers to the console, and can be seen as a great marketing technique to boost the popularity of both the One X and the Game Pass. We've now learned more about the business side for the Xbox One X, and while the company isn't making on profit on the $500 console, it's not exactly clear if Microsoft is incurring a loss. We won't know for certain how well it compares with the Sony's machine until November, when the Xbox One X will be released. "We're focusing on Xbox One S and Xbox One X and the games you're going to play", Spencer said.

Spencer gave two reasons for the smaller library of compatible original Xbox games on the Xbox One.

Spencer's comment does make sense in the perspective that the Xbox One X offers specifications that Sony can't now rival. He told them that the experience will be better on PC, and that Xbox is choosing to focus on mixed reality or augmented reality. The back panel shares the same ports as the Xbox One S, so you'll need a USB adapter if you want to use Kinect with it.

Disney, Trump At Odds Over Hall Of Presidents
Prior to 1993, the show simply ended with a speech delivered by an animatronic Abraham Lincoln, as recited by a voice actor. Following a statement from Disney and an editorial review by the outlet, however, it seems these reports weren't accurate.

It is fine to market your console as the most powerful in the world, IT IS the most powerful in the world. Rights issue means a large number of first party games to make available.

After much anticipation, Microsoft is revealing its brand new "Project Scorpio" gaming console today. According to Phil Spencer many of these games will be enhanced and remastered to run on 4K graphics.

Xbox One X was created to deliver uncompromised power, ultimate compatibility and design excellence. That's why we're able to say over 30 games will have 4K updates for Xbox One X when we launch it. Games will be automatically downloaded to one's Xbox after the disk is inserted into the system.

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