Phil Spencer: "We are investing in new things"

The company did a fine job rolling out the new console, even though there could be a stronger lineup of new first-party games to support it.

For well over a decade, the competition between Sony's (NYSE: SNE) PlayStation and Microsoft's (NASDAQ: MSFT) Xbox platforms has consistently been one of the most exciting storylines to emerge from the annual Electronic Entertainment Expo (E3).

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While some of you will probably want to put in an Xbox One X pre-order the second they go live, others might benefit from waiting. It will "scale up" games not made at 4K resolution to enhance their visuals.

The Xbox One X was just revealed during Microsoft's E3 2017 keynote, with Microsoft stating it's the "most powerful" console which will be on the market when it releases on November 7.

But people with a 4K television that's HDR-enabled (meaning it has high dynamic range) will see the biggest benefits, says the magazine. But that doesn't mean Xbox head Phil Spencer hasn't heard fans and their criticism of the lack of said games now coming to Xbox One in the next 18 months.

However, while the Xbox One X is capable of supporting virtual reality gaming, there was nearly no mention of this during the presentation and no demonstrations of games that use VR headsets. We don't know how many classic Xbox games will be playable from the start, but we already know which games we want the most.

While Microsoft appear obsessed with the notion of native 4K gaming on console, others are seeing some more intriguing uses for the new power.

Independent video game developer and publisher, Psyonix, announced that the sports-action hit, Rocket League, will arrive on the Nintendo Switch console this Holiday season.

"Our team of engineers are working hard to bring some of your favourite original xbox games to today's Xbox One library, including a fan favourite that I'm asked about often by the community: Crimson Skies - and it looks great".

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