Xbox One is a video game console developed and marketed by Microsoft. It was announced on May 21, 2013 and is the successor to the Xbox 360 and is the third console in the Xbox family. The Xbox One was released across North America, several European markets, Australia, and New Zealand on November 22, 2013, and is scheduled for release in 26 other markets, including Japan, the remaining European markets, and the Middle East, sometime in September 2014. It will also be the first Xbox game console to be released in China, specifically in the Shanghai Free-Trade Zone.
The console has many new changes, including Kinect 2.0 and a newly designed controller. The console's introductory price is $499.99 / €499.99 / £429.99. A Kinectless Bundle was Released on June 9,2014 for $399/£349/€399.
On E3 2015 Microsoft announced that the Xbox One would support backward compatibility, allowing Xbox 360 games to run from both hard-drive and disc. This feature should be available at the end of 2015. There are now more than 200 titles available in this program.
|CPU||Custom 1.75 GHz AMD 8 core APU|
|Memory||8GB RAM (3GB dedicated to system)|
|Graphics||853 MHz AMD Radeon GCN architecture|
|Input||HDMI (IN/OUT) and USB 3.0|
|Camera||Kinect 2.0 (1080p)|
New Feautures and Changes
Recording/Streaming Gameplay: Users will be able to record gameplay to upload to YouTube and will also be able to use Xbox partner, Twitch TV to stream live gameplay with commentary.
Xbox Smartglass : (Now known as just "Xbox" or the Xbox app.) The smartglass app that is avalible on Windows phones, iOS devices and Android has been improved and can be used as a second screen to enhance gameplay.
Xbox LIVE : The maximum friends will be increased from 100 to 1000 and will have an unlimited amount followers.