Microsoft Reveals Next-Gen Console: "Xbox Series X"

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  1. GTPNewsWire

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  2. ZedNinetySix

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    They got the Box part right...
     
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    I hope this has Full Backwards capability rather then Partial, I don't want to search the tombs of Ancient Egypt to get a console that can play Sega GT2002.
     
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    On stage, Phil did say it’d set a new bar for compatibility (among other things)... so that would be nice. Though it’s possible he might’ve been alluding to some sort of PC game compatibility with that.

    Backwards compatibility is probably the single most important factor for whether I’ll go with Playstation or Xbox at launch next gen.
     
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    They spent some time thinking the name up.
     
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    The name very on brand... one-upping their previous bad console name is kinda their thing. :lol:
     
  7. BadFlounder

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    Oh, Microsoft. :lol: Amazingly, the names just keep getting worse.
     
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  8. GTnForza4ever

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    No thanks. Got a brand new PC so my bro will have my the last Xbox I plan to buy ever. Reasons? Forza plays on PC and undoubtedly the next ones too among many other games which I'll be able to run with high settings!. ;)
     
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    The emphasis on 60-120fps and minimizing input latency is interesting; initiatives I hope Sony will copycat.
     
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    This is the Lamborghini "Lambo" V12 Vision GT of consoles. :sly:

    This is their Gamecube version.

    I can half see my cats sitting on it or my wife mistaking it for a garbage bin. I don't mind the look though.
     
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    I think it makes a nice change from the VCR look of my OG XBO.
     
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    Based on some well regarded insiders and rumors, both of these consoles will be very similar in performance and capabilities, but Sony supposedly has an even faster custom SSD.

    Next gen is going to be great.
     
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  13. klondike

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    Not sure what to think.

    Backwards combatibility is huge for me. Can proberly convinse me to buy at launch.

    The Design could be a deal breaker for me. Hoping it can fit into my exixting tv rack, as I am not interested to have a PC standing in the living room.
     
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    I hope full back compatibility means exactly what it says on the tin. I would like to be able to re-play all of the PGR Series, CMR 3, 4 & 5, Toca Race Driver series, Dirt 2 & Grid. Fingers crossed.
     
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    It looks like a damn cajon lmao
     
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    Its smaller than one x
     
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    Heard anything about VR?
     
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  18. klondike

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    Dosent look like it. It looks like its a bit more tall than the controller when its laying down. The current Xbox one s ( wich I have ) is only about half as tall as the controller.

    So its double as tall as the Xbox s wich will mean a lot of people will have problems where to place it in existing tv shelf and racks.

    The more I see it the less I like it. But gues we will have to wait until we know more about it.

    They sayd they are not planning to support VR technology, as they dont see it as having a real future in gaming :-(

    I also think that is sad. I dont know about shooters, RPG or other games. But IMO for cockpit kinda games VR is very real, after trying to play VR, going beack to pancake mode is kinda meh..
     
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  19. SestoScudo

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    Im most likely going with PS5 for next gen.

    Interesting what this new Xbox will offer.
     
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  20. inCloud

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    ~45*25*25 + PSU. One X 60*30*25. You could place x series horizontally or vertically
     
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    Very impressive. Quite like the cube shape also. It's the first thing that drew me to it.
    Playstation will have to come real good to match or top this.
     
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    I haven't decided which side to pick for next gen but the Series X is looking like a strong offering. The form factor looks great and I'm digging the back-compat support. :tup:
     
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    Awsome can't wait for new Forzas Halo and the new 3rth party's.

    Like the look of it!
     
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    It literally looks like a PC tower. Backwards compatibility with all previous Xbox generations is good news but since most Xbox titles nowadays are playable on PC, next gen consoles in general are going to be a hard pass from me.
     
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    Interesting option. I prefer a horizontal setup though.
     
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  26. Dobermann92

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    Ugly and has the worst, most unoriginal name possible. If Microsoft still releases their games on PC then I'm not interested.
     
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    Forza 8 where you at :O
     
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    I agree it’s a rather lame name, but it’s far more original than putting a 5 behind the same name you’ve been using for 20+ years.
     
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    Yes and no. It is boring, but at least they are consistent.
     
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    So the names will be Series X and maybe Elite Series X.