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The Xbox One X Is the Perfect Console for Lazy PC Gamers

Here’s a fact rarely discussed outside of super nerdy gaming circles. The guts of your video game console actually matter. Once upon a time games were designed to run the same on every console and, in some cases (like the massive multiplayer first person shooter Destiny 2), games are still designed that way. But most games have what is called a “dynamic resolution” with the resolution shifting on a spectrum from as 720p to 4K …

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Xbox One X patch for Halo 5 will be ready for the console’s launch

Of all the Microsoft games receiving Xbox One X patches, Halo 5 is the one we’ve heard the least about recently.  However that hasn’t prevented the patch from coming out in time for the new console’s launch.  343 Industries has confirmed that the patch will be launching later today at 9:00 PT / 12:00 ET / 16:00 GMT, well in advance of the console’s official launch date on November 7.  So what does it do? …

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Dying: Reborn for Xbox One review – A surreal indie horror adventure

Beware the fish-head man! E-Home Entertainment, a joint venture between Microsoft and Oriental Pearl Group, is responsible for publishing Xbox One games in China and then releasing those games abroad. One such game is Dying: Reborn, a first-person horror adventure game with a pleasantly bizarre and creepy atmosphere. Where else will you encounter a man with the head of a fish? See on the Xbox Store A killer headache is only the beginning As Dying: …

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Xbox One X: Microsoft Exec Hints at VR to Rival the PlayStation 4

Microsoft dropped a hint Wednesday that the Xbox One X could support virtual reality in a future update — putting it in direct competition with the PlayStation VR. Panos Panay, Microsoft’s corporate vice president of devices, said that the Xbox platform doesn’t currently support such headsets, but consumers may in the future “start to see that happen” with the Windows Mixed Reality range of devices. “Mixed reality can span in so many different forms,” Panay …

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Xbox One X update – New Microsoft console gets killer 4K app in time for release date | Gaming | Entertainment

Xbox One X has been given a boost ahead of release date, as another killer 4K app makes its debut on the console. Microsoft has just confirmed that the Amazon Prime Video app is now available on Xbox One and Xbox One X. Amazon Prime customers can now stream TV shows and movies on the Xbox One at no extra cost. Even better is that select Amazon Prime TV shows and films are available in 4K …

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Halo 5 Update Coming Today, Adds Xbox One X Support And Makes A Big BR Change

Halo 5: Guardians might be more than two years old now, but Microsoft and developer 343 Industries are not finished yet supporting the Xbox One game. A big new update is coming out today, November 2, adding Xbox One X support, new game modes, and making significant and potentially controversial changes to weapon balance. The update adds 4K UHD support on Xbox One X, though that won’t matter much to the general population as the …

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The Xbox One X will support 1440p displays

The Xbox One X is being marketed heavily as a 4K-focused machine, but it turns out that’s not the only way to get greater resolution than 1080p. Unexpectedly, the One X will also natively support 1440p (2560 x 1440) monitors, as confirmed by Microsoft’s Kevin Gammill on Twitter. 1440p is a popular resolution for high-end gaming monitors, particularly among players who like to prioritize framerate. While it’s unlikely that many developers will specifically target 1440p …

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PUBG Xbox One Release Date Set For December

PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds now has an Xbox One release date. During Paris Games Week, developer Bluehole revealed that the phenomenally popular battle royale game launches in early access for the console on December 12 for $30. Beginning that day, Xbox One players will be able to play PUBG via the Xbox Game Preview program. Bluehole also says that it’s “on track” to release the 1.0 PC version in late December. While the developer is working on …

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PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds Gets 2017 Xbox One Release

Microsoft confirmed that PUBG Corp’s PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds (PUBG) is finally making the long-awaited transition to consoles with a release on Xbox One this year. PUBG is currently in Early Access on Steam and commands a huge following of dedicated, die-hard fans with millions of players around the world. In the game, 100 players are crammed onto a single airplane that flies over an island and players have the ability to jump out and skydive down …

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“PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds” Xbox One release date, price details

Bluehole Studios via SideArms4Reason/YouTube The biggest game of 2017, “PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds,” is heading to consoles. It’ll arrive on the Xbox One first, on December 12.  The PC version is still on track to reach “1.0” by the end of 2017.   Forget about Super Mario — the biggest game of 2017 is “PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds,” the insane 100-player fight to the death that’s already pulled in tens of millions of players on PC.  And on December 12, …

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PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds for Xbox One Gets a Release Date

Yesterday at Paris Games Week, PUBG Corp. revealed new information for their critically-acclaimed battle-royale shooter PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds. According to the press release, the Xbox One version will launch as a console launch exclusive via the Xbox Game Preview program on December 12, 2017 while the PC version of the title will be exiting Steam’s Early Access at a later date. Despite not having an official full release on PC, it is likely that the release date will …

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The Witcher 3 Xbox One X Enhancements Detailed, Include 4K Support

Among the many games that will feature enhancements when played on Xbox One X is CD Projekt Red’s The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt. The studio has now shared details on what to expect when playing its acclaimed RPG on Microsoft’s new hardware. The Witcher 3 will run at 4K on Xbox One X, according to a post on Xbox Wire, although it’s unclear if it will be native 4K. Development lead Jakub Kutrzuba stated, “With …

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Xbox One X Midnight Launch Event At GameStop Announced

Xbox One X launches around the world in only a few days, and players who want to get their hands on it right away will have a chance to pick one up at midnight from GameStop. The game retailer has announced it will host midnight launch parties at many of its stores in the US on release day. The launch parties begin on Tuesday, November 7, at 12:01 AM ET and will take place at …

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The Witcher 3 Xbox One X Patch Detailed

The Xbox One X patch for The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt has been detailed via the Xbox Wire blog. According to CD Projekt RED’s Jakub Kutrzuba (Development Lead on the game), players can expect the following enhancements. With the additional power of the Xbox One X, we are able to deliver The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt in 4K, while providing numerous visual tweaks such as higher-quality shadows, ambient occlusion & texture filtering, as well as …

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Xbox One X will output at 1440p resolution when connected to 1440p monitors

Ever since the Xbox One X was announced, Microsoft said that the console would output at native 4K on a 4K display. If a 1080p screen was connected to the console however, the device would supersample the visuals to 1080p resolution. 4K and 1080p displays aren’t the only ones on the market though, and a lot of gamers prefer 1440p monitors. We haven’t heard much about 1440p displays since the console was announced, so many …

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