Tagged: Xbox One S

Have you been a good little boy or girl this Christmas, but were left disappointed by the lack of a new Xbox One S underneath the tree? Perhaps you were on the naughty list and you weren't getting one anyway. Still, sometimes it's best to take matters into your own hands. Luckily, the post-Christmas/Boxing Day Sales have arrived, allowing you to put all those gift cards you received from aunties and uncles to good use. So if you're looking to buy a new Xbox One S, or just upgrade from your old Xbox One, now is the time to do ... Read More »
After winning the sales war with PlayStation for the last few months, Xbox sales slipped below those of the PS4 in November - but not by much. NPD sales figures show that Microsoft shifted a million units in November, just 10% behind the 1.1 million PS4s shipped by Sony. A pretty strong performance, given that PS4 sales were bolstered by the release of the brand new PS4 Pro, as well as PlayStation VR - one of the more affordable ways to get your head into VR headset. It's great to se e that consumers are recognising the value of Xbox ... Read More »
It was just a matter of time – now for the six people who bought ReCore, prepare to for a HDR update. The announcement came – where else? – on Twitter, where both Microsoft Studios’ Shannon Loftis and Xbox’s Mike Ybarra both confirmed that the game will get a graphical upgrade when played on Xbox One S. https://twitter.com/XboxQwik/status/803050270200467456 HDR – high dynamic range – gives greater colour and contrast to images, essentially making them a whole lot richer and pleasing on the eye. The downside? You’ll need a TV capable of rendering 4K images and an Xbox One S (Sorry, ... Read More »
The Xbox One S is the only console on the market today that can play 4K Blu-ray, 4K video streaming and features HDR and Xbox want you to know it in time for their upcoming Black Friday sale. Xbox's YouTube channel uploaded a video yesterday (Wednesday 16th November) showcasing the power of an often overlooked or misunderstood feature of the Xbox One S. That feature is HDR. HDR or High Definition Range is a technique used by cameras, TVs and the Xbox One S to give the audiences the perception of a greater range of colour and light. This results in ... Read More »
If it wasn't already known then lets confirm, Xbox are more than happy to continue bringing us new features every month. This isn't a bad thing at all, in fact its the complete opposite. New features and add ons are whats leading the technology market for the better, this is what helps tech giant, like Microsoft push innovation. Mike Ybarra has tweeted today that the new Xbox One S will have a brand new feature from today, the said -R and -RE is recordable and re-recordable. This is a neat little feature but by in large nothing huge. https://twitter.com/XboxQwik/status/793834363754385408 Lets ... Read More »
Microsoft have announced that the Xbox One S will be adding 3D surround sound to it's growing list of features. The news was revealed at a press event in New York, where it was confirmed that Dolby Atmos and bitstreaming will be supported for games, movies and TV shows on the system. As well as this, it was revealed that DTS:X and Auro-3D will also become supported features. It has been reported that a large number of audio visual receivers that have launched into the market support Dolby Atmos, DTS:X and Auro-3D, achievable through bitstreaming. With it now being possible to have ... Read More »
Xbox had gone from strength to strength since the release of the Xbox One S, this slimmer variation of the Xbox One isn't just smaller in stature its bigger in quality. The new Xbox One S comes with the 4K ready feature which has revieved some fantastic feedback, but we will let the sales figures talk for themselves.   Of course Xbox also has an Ace still up their sleeves in the shape of the Project Scorpio, this brand new variation of the Xbox One is set to blow the competition out of the water. https://youtu.be/NcEKYqRqx_Y Please leave your comments ... Read More »
During a wide-ranging interview with Weekly Famitsu, Phil Spencer was asked about the differences between the upcoming PS4 Pro and Project Scorpio. The Xbox top dog didn’t seem to want to start another battle in the eternal console war, and began by explaining that there’s more to consoles than just throwing out impressively high numbers (or mentioning ‘blast processing’, come to think of it). So while Spencer was more than happy to remind the world that Scorpio’s performance can be discussed in relation to its 6 teraflops, he also believes that the games themselves are going to be a lot ... Read More »
Phil Spencer has opened up about Xbox One’s performance in Japan, in an interview with Famitsu magazine. It’s no secret that the Xbox One has performed abysmally in Japan – the launch was pretty embarrassing, with interest levels low and just a handful of consoles sold. A lot of commentators have put that down to various reasons: Mobile gaming is more popular, and Microsoft being a western company, unlike rival Sony have been cited for the poor release. Now Xbox chief, Phil Spencer has discussed why he thinks the console has failed to ignite the East. In a frank exchange, ... Read More »

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