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The new Xbox One update gets you ready for Xbox One X – back up your console now, down load 4K stuff and more

The new Xbox One update is currently rolling out and basically gets you read for Xbox One X, letting you transfer your games and get 4K stuff ahead of launch. There’s also plenty of other little enhancements and improvements for the dashboard. As far as transferring your games and stuff to Xbox One X goes, once you have the update you’ll be able to copy your games, apps and settings to an external hard drive, …

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Middle-earth: Shadow of War’s 4K and ‘Favor Quality’ mode detailed for Xbox One X

We all know that Middle-earth: Shadow of War is getting updated for Xbox One X. Warner Bros. Interactive have showcased the title at numerous shows from E3 2017 to EGX 2017. However, what does that mean? What exact enhancements will be part of the package once Xbox One X launches in November? Today we got the answer. According to an infographic released by the publisher, Middle-earth: Shadow of War will feature two distinct modes on …

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How to download Xbox One X 4K game assets on your regular Xbox One

With the Xbox One X around the corner, the regular old Xbox One will allow you to begin preparing for the big day by downloading 4K assets in advance. The Xbox One X is a 4K behemoth capable of running games at UHD resolutions with 60 frames per second and HDR. Dozens of games are slated to receive free updates to take advantage of the X’s significant 6TF power boost, and you can begin preparing …

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Digital pre-orders open for the Windows 10 & Xbox One 4K HDR reboot of Zoo Tycoon

Pre-orders for the rebooted Zoo Tycoon are now open in the Microsoft Store. The game was initially released on the Xbox One but has been remade with 4K visuals (when played on the Xbox One X console), HDR (Xbox One X & S), and supports crossplay and crossbuy between Windows 10 and Xbox One consoles. The game will also support the Kinect sensor for motion controls and gestures when played on an Xbox One with …

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Microsoft: Xbox One X will sell 4K TVs | Games industry news

A key worry with the new consoles has been that the installed base of 4K TVs is still somewhat limited compared to the mass-penetration of 1080p sets. However, one Xbox executive is turning that problem upside down. Albert Penello, who leads marketing for Xbox consoles globally told MCV that TV manufacturers were very keen on Xbox One X, saying: “There’s a mutual benefit. They need the content to drive uptake, so they are asking us …

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Xbox One X News: 4K Game Updates, PS4 Pro sales, Microsoft on VR and a Halo Scorpio secret

MICROSOFT Xbox One X News: 4K Game Updates, PS4 Pro sales, Microsoft on VR and a Halo Scorpio secret Microsoft has announced a few interesting pieces of news regarding its upcoming Xbox One X console this week, starting with most notably the news from Mike Ybarra that Alpha ring members can now start preparing for the launch by downloading 4K content updates. This functionality was announced during the Xbox live show at Gamescom in August. …

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Apple TV 4K and the SteelSeries Nimbus controller brings tvOS gaming back to life

The new Apple TV 4K is now available and thanks to an ultra-powerful A10X Fusion CPU, it can output beautiful images with both High Dynamic Range and 4K resolution. Though Apple is touting higher quality movies and video with 4K HDR support, the new processor promises huge potential in terms of gaming. Notably, Apple’s chip boasts double the processing performance and 4x the GPU performance of the previous fourth-generation Apple TV. Looking at non-Apple silicon, …

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Everspace getting huge ‘Encounters’ expansion, free 4K update for Xbox One X

A ton of new content is on the way to Everspace, along with a free dose of 4K for Xbox One X owners. Indie space shooter Everspace is getting a major expansion on Xbox One and PC. Called Encounters, the expansion will bring a healthy dose of new content to PC players at the end of October, while Xbox One players can dive in starting in February. Everspace developer Rockfish says that Encounters will add …

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True 4K isn’t the best way to play Rise of the Tomb Raider on Xbox One X • Eurogamer.net

It’s true, we’ve covered Rise of the Tomb Raider so many times over the past couple of years that we’ve even given it a YouTube playlist – but this is by no means a bad thing. It simply demonstrates the love and care developer Nixxes has poured into maintaining the game over the years. From supporting the ageing Xbox 360 to the PlayStation 4 Pro and PSVR all the way up to the Xbox One …

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Killer Instinct Will Get Xbox One X 4K Support, And Looks Amazing Thus Far

by Robert Workman | September 24, 2017 Killer Instinct remains one of Microsoft’s premiere titles for the Xbox One and PC. How could it not be? It builds upon an arcade legacy that started with Rare and Nintendo years ago, and Iron Galaxy has built upon said legacy following the departure of the game’s original developer, Double Helix Games, with even more fighters and features. Those features continue to expand today, as it …

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Xbox One X Killer Instinct delivers the first 4K console fighting game • Eurogamer.net

Cast your mind back to Xbox One’s launch in 2013 and a few big games stand out, with Killer Instinct one of them. As Microsoft’s flagship fighting game, it offered a long overdue revival of Rare’s classic franchise, enhanced with the latest 3D console technology. Every impact forced an explosion of alpha and lit particle effects – an obvious upgrade on Xbox One over what was ever possible on Xbox 360 – and it all …

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Call of Duty WW2 will run at 4K on Xbox One X

By James O’Connor, Friday, 22 September 2017 03:25 GMT Xbox One X owners won’t miss out on 4K CoD. Call of Duty WW2 is a bit of a looker, and as is so often the case when late September rolls around we’re starting to look at some of the materials Activision is releasing about the upcoming game and starting to feel cautiously optimistic. Infinite Warfare wasn’t so hot, but Sledgehammer’s last game, Advanced Warfare, had …

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Call of Duty: WWII will run at 4K with HDR on Xbox One X

Details on Call of Duty: WWII’s Xbox One X enhancements have quietly emerged, promising both 4K and HDR on the console. Call of Duty, one of the largest shooter franchises of today, is returning to its roots later this year with a new World War 2 themed title. Unsurprisingly named “Call of Duty: WW2,” the game moves away from recent trends in the series, by abandoning near-future warfare in favor of a historical setting. As …

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What do you need to be Xbox One X ready? From 4K TVs to the best sound systems and more

The Xbox One X is no ordinary box. Microsoft is changing the game with the most powerful console to ever hit the market. Featuring six teraflops of graphical processing power, 326GBs of memory bandwidth, and plenty more maddeningly huge specifications that we can barely understand, the Xbox One X is going to make your games look and play better than ever before – check out the list of Xbox One X enhanced games. To get …

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It appears that Star Wars Battlefront II will support 4K on Xbox One X, with VRR support

Several months ago I reported that Battlefront II would be 4K on Xbox One, but over the course of development, things changed a little. I’d read on internal marketing proposals that EA’s upcoming Star Wars Battlefront II would be “4K” on Xbox One X, and was a candidate for showcasing the console’s power in future marketing materials. Obviously, with Sony having marketing rights to the game for PlayStation, that info became slightly problematic, but the …

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