Microsoft launches Xbox One X in India

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Microsoft's premium gaming console, the Xbox One X is expected to launch in India on January 23, with a hefty price tag of Rs. 44,990. It was introduced back in June at the E3 2017 conference but the company took over 6 months to bring it to Indian market.

Furthermore, the Xbox One X features backward compatibility, a feature that the company hopes will help it stand out, letting users who chose to upgrade from the earlier Xbox One or One S be able to play their older games on the new 4K console. It will also be available from over 100 gaming specialty stores in India. It has Dolby Atmos and DTS:X offering 3D spatial sound. It also has 12GB GDDR5 graphic memory. As per Microsoft, the Xbox One games that usually run on 900p and 1080p should be rendered at native 4K on the Xbox One X and increase in performance while playing the Xbox One gaming titles should also be noticeable.

The console comes with a 1TB HDD internal storage and it uses a liquid-cooled vapor-chamber cooling inside, a technology that is used on high-end gaming PCs. It claims to offer 326 GB/sec memory bandwidth for faster and detailed game graphics.


The console was officially announced on January 23rd by Microsoft India.

More than 80 new and existing games are enhanced for Xbox One X including Forza Motorsport 7, Super Lucky's Tale, Middle-earth: Shadow of War, Assassin's Creed Origins, Halo Wars 2, Gears of War 4, Halo 5: Guardians, Minecraft, FIFA 18, Final Fantasy XV, Star Wars Battlefront II and Playerunknown's Battlegrounds. Other connectivity options include Bluetooth, WiFi (Dual band) with Wi-Fi Direct, IR Blaster, 3 x USB 3.0 Ports, IR Out, S/PDIF and Ethernet Port.

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