Xbox One Information Round Up

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The new Xbox has been announced and if you missed the announcement here is a roundup of what transpired during the Microsoft Conference.

Replay of the Conference

Breakdown of the event

  • New version of Kinect with updated sensing technology
  • Built in voice functionality. You can turn on the the system with your voice.
  • You can use voice functionality to switch to live TV instantly as well as browse through an interactive TV guide.
  • Voice commands can also be used to switch to games and music instantly.
  • There are gestures built into the system.
  • You can pinch in with both hands to go to zoom out to your home screen and then you can do the oppoisite to return the program into a full screen focus.
  • All in one system
  • Xbox One can act as a DVR for games
  • The Controller will have 15% better feedback
  • The System will be launched later this year
  • Hardware specs:
    • USB 3.0
    • Blu Ray Drive
    • 8GB Ram
    • 8 Core CPU
    • 500GB HDD
  • 3 operating systems
    • Xbox
    • Windows Kernel
    • Another OS to tie the two together

Other Announcements

  • Forza Motorsport 5 from Microsoft Studios
  • Quantum Break from Remedy
  • Live Action Halo TV show by Steven Spielberg
  • New EA Sports games will be on a new Engine called Ignite
  • Call of Duty: Ghosts will have Timed Exclusive content for the Xbox One

Trailers

-Xbox One Reveal

-Halo TV Show

-Forza Motorsport 5 from Microsoft Studios

-Quantum Break from Remedy

-Call of Duty: Ghosts

-EA Sports Ignite Engine Trailer

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