Xbox One : More Images, Specifications and Facts

First things first. Here are more images of what the Xbox One and the controller look like (click images to enlarge).

Officially announced specifications:

  • 8core CPU
  • 8 GB Memory
  • 500 GB Harddrive
  • 64bit architecture
  • USB 3.0
  • Blu-Ray drive

Other facts:

  • It partially runs on a custom operating system and partially runs on an adapted version of Windows.
  • It can easily run apps while running a game.
  • It can switch between functions through voice commands. You can also switch it on by saying “Xbox On”.
  • Skype is intergrated. You can have conversations while playing other content.
  • Kinect comes with the Xbox One, there is no need for a seperate purchase.
  • You can watch TV and browse a TV guide through your Xbox One.
  • It is not backwards compatible. You can not play Xbox 360 games on the Xbox One.
  • You can transfer your Gamertag, Gamerscore and Achievements from your Xbox 360 to your Xbox One.
  • It does not always have to be online, but it needs to make a connection every hour.
  • Kinect is required.
  • A second hand game will cost the full retail price to activate.
  • It is possible to download and install Xbox One games in segments, you don’t need to download and install everything at once.
  • Xbox Live Gold subscriptions can be transfered from Xbox 360 to the Xbox One.
  • The Xbox One will be released worldwide “later this year”.

Launch Titles:

  • Forza Motorsport 5

Other upcoming games:

  • Fifa 14
  • NBA Live 14
  • Madden NFL 25
  • EA Sports UFC
  • Call of Duty: Ghosts (with exclusive DLC)
  • Watch Dogs
  • Assassin’s Creed 4: Black Flag
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