E3 2017: The upcoming Xbox One X is priced at US$499 / S$699 Singapore; Available US Nov 7

After months of being know as the Project Scorpio, Microsoft’s latest console has been christened as the Xbox One X. Microsoft is planning to launch the Xbox One X on November 7th, priced at US$499 / S$699. Apparently, worldwide as well with Singapore following shortly after.

Once again Geoff Keighley is spot on with his prediction pre-event –

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The key thing about the Xbox One X is its ‘supersampling’ feature which touts newer and older games to look better even on 1080p TVs.

The Xbox One X will ship with 6 teraflops of graphical power. This is more than its main competitor, the PS4 Pro, at 4.2 teraflops. A custom GPU engine runs on the Xbox One X at 1172MHz, this is a significant jump over the existing Xbox One’s 853MHz and 911MHz found on the PS4 Pro.

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What’s also interesting would be the inclusion of a liquid-cooled vapor-chamber cooling inside the Xbox One X, a technology that’s found on high-end PC gaming cards such as the GTX 1080.

The entire mantra of the keynote was filled with repetitions of 4K and 60FPS which has become a war cry of sorts for the folks at Microsoft. The thing about console gamers has always been its plug-and-play feature will little to worry about things like frame rate but Microsoft seems keen to place a big spotlight on.

With the Xbox One X hitting the streets come 7 November 2017, at US$499. In Singapore, the Xbox One X will arrive sometime in 2017 at a SRP of S$699.


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