10 things you need to know about the Microsoft Xbox One X

Today, Microsoft lifted the curtain on the Xbox One X, a signifcantly more powerful Xbox One that boasts native 4K, better performances, load times, and more.

Formerly known as Project Scorpio, The One X has been created to deliver true 4K graphics and take advantage of the latest Ultra HD TVs.

Phil Spencer, head of Microsoft's Xbox Division, unveiled the new product during the company's E3 2017 presentation in Los Angeles on Sunday, reports Efe news.

Will Project Scorpio get a name change and a release price?

Sony has already launched a 4K console, the PS4 Pro, so Microsoft faces a significant challenge to convince gamers that its higher-spec machine will be worth the extra investment this Christmas.

Cuphead Trailer and Release Date September 29
Cuphead will be making its way to Xbox One and Windows 10 gamers on September 29, 2017 . It's been three years since the unique platformer Cuphead was first announced .


The Xbox One and PlayStation 4 debuted in 2013. According to Spencer, over half of Xbox One owners have played a backward compatibility title.

Eventually it was settled that Microsoft was more likely to team it with a VR headset running the Windows Mixed Reality platform; in fact, we were so certain of this that we listed it in our 'E3 2017 Predictions That We're Almost Certain Will Come True' list. The press conference highlighted 4K gameplay video from Forza Motorsport 7 and Assassin's Creed: Origins, both of which were announced at the event.

The Xbox Scorpio price is not confirmed but Geoff Keighley tweeted that the Xbox Scorpio price is $499.

Halo and Gears of War were notably absent among first-party game previews, but Crackdown 3-a superhuman police action game that features Terry Crews and screaming-saw some new gameplay footage and a firm release date of November 7 alongside the Xbox One X.

Your original Xbox discs will work.

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