Microsoft E3 2017 Briefing Reveals XboxOne X & More

Last Sunday, Microsoft E3 briefing unveiled Xbox One X (formally known as Project Scorpio), exclusive games, and backwards compatibility. 

Xbox One X was finally revealed to the public with a release date of November 7, 2018. It is Microsoft's smallest, but powerful console yet. At $499, Xbox One X has an eight-core CPU, a six-teraflop GPU, and 12 GB of GDDR5 RAM. It also has a liquid vapor cooling system inside! It will render 4k resolution and perform supersampling on 1080p displays. Another huge detail that everyone praises is backwards compatibility, including to the original Xbox games such as Crimson Skies.

Microsoft also revealed a plethora of games, most that were exclusive to Xbox. Games revealed are Forza Motorsport 7, Metro Exodus, Assassin's Creed: Origins, Playerunknown Battlegrounds, Deep Rock Galactic, State of Decay 2, The Darwin Project, Dragonball Fighter Z, Black Desert Online, The Last Night, The Artful Escape, CodeVein, Sea of Thieves, Tacoma, Super Lucky's Tale, Cuphead, Crackdown 3, Ashen, Life is Strange: Before the Storm, Middle Earth: Shadow of War, Ori and the Will of the Wisps, and more gameplay of Anthem (previously announced during EA Play). Microsoft also announced that Minecraft's servers will unify the communities across mobile devices, VR, PCs, and Xbox. Sony's Minecraft community will not be joining.