Microsoft introduces the Xbox One X video game console

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Microsoft unveiled its new gaming system, the new Xbox One X, on Sunday at the annual E3 Expo in Los Angeles, claiming it's "the most powerful console ever made,". It's now called the Xbox One X, and it's both the smallest Xbox ever built as well as the most powerful console ever - built for gaming on 4K TVs, in HDR, at a smooth 60fps. Plus with Microsoft's few, full exclusives all are playable on Windows, which kind of undercuts their exclusivity if you have a PC (and could undercut the point of an Xbox One X). The racing game Forza 7 is specially created to run on the Xbox One X, providing the most graphical oomph of any featured game.

When Microsoft launched backwards compatibility on the Xbox One for Xbox 360 games, there were some that wondered if maybe Microsoft could extend it to cover original Xbox games. The release date for XBox One and PC is October 3, however, theXBOX version only says "Holiday 2017". "We have nothing to share about MR for console at this time".

On the techy side, it's powered by a 4 teraflop GPU, with 12GB of GDDR5 memory, and 326gb/s of memory bandwidth.

The Xbox One and PlayStation 4 debuted in 2013. The technical upgrades support the ability to run video games in native 4K resolutions, while also allowing games to run faster and pack a lot more detail. Microsoft also revealed that original Xbox games are soon to be added to the backward compatibility list - an announcement that brought many cheers. The game is coming to the console "late 2017" with Xbox One enhancements. And this wasn't just a vague promise, as Microsoft even had Bethesda announce that Fallout 4 VR would be coming to Xbox One X at that initial introduction previous year. It still ships with that same Xbox controller that we've seen since the original One was released.

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Aside from exclusives, some new third party video games were also announced.

Microsoft also just launched a subscription service for Xbox, letting players pay a monthly fee for access to a videogames library for its console.

It's highly possible that there could be an update in the future for Tekken 7 to improve the graphics for the Xbox One X. The reason we suspect this is because of the upcoming update for Killer Instinct.

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