It has been confirmed that the Xbox One will not be always online, but require internet connection. One of the reasons why this has been implemented, is because all games must be installed now. Microsoft also uses the Cloud Storage device to store movies, music, shows, etc.
The new Xbox One will not be backwards compatible. They have also announced that old purchases from the Xbox 360 will not transfer over because of the new processor they have put in. Microsoft have said that they care about the purchases, and will still be updating new apps and features on the old Xbox 360. Microsoft said that some things will transfer over such as the gamer score that you earned in previous years on the 360.
Here are the major events that were announced at the event that took place today.
While playing something, you can instantly switch between gaming, to watching a movie or T.V show. You can grab your hands in front of your console and pull, and go back to what you were doing. On Xbox One, doing multiple things is going to be easy. Entering snap mod ...read more
Coming first to Xbox One, Call of Duty Ghosts DLC.
With a camera crew capturing the creative process from inside Infinity Ward, this is one of the most personal, new age Call of Duty's we have ever seen.
With a new engine, new world, new graphics, new characters and new wa ...read more
Xbox One, Microsoft's upcoming next-generation console, will allow multiple apps to run simultaneously through Snap mode. Microsoft's Yusuf Mehdi demonstrated the functionality while watching Star Trek, allowing him to instantly access Internet Explorer through the Xbox One to research trailers for the sequel film, look up movie ...read more
Halo, which has been played for billions of hours, and by tens of millions of fans is finally getting some liveaction.
Steven Spielberg will be directing the new Halo television series, known as Wake Up John. As a huge gamer since pong dropped in 1972, it only makes sense that one of the greatest movie directors creates a vision that we will be able to watch week in and week out.
Turn 10 has taken the best of the Xbox one has to offer, and they put all of it into Forza motorsports 5. Forza motorsports 5 will be one of the launch games for the Xbox one. Its Smoother, quicker and more detailed than ever before, at first glance we couldn't tell if we were watching a movie or gameplay.
With all the new technology that the Xbox One is allowing the developers to work with, the games that we should be expecting within the next 12 months from EA Sports look like nothing we have ever seen before.
With some of the most detailed, personal, connected games that have ever been developed before, these games look like something you can't even imagine while play ...read more
Inside the Xbox One will be a new recording technology to capture, edit and instantly save your Xbox One footage to your cloud account.
300,000 servers for Xbox One, more than the world's computer power in 1999. Dedicated game DVR and save anything to the cloud now. Achievements tell your personal experience, now what you have done in the game. Game developers can take it to the next level using Microsoft's resources to have better matchmaking, more players. etc.
Voice is more conversational than ever. In feeds 2GB per second, which means you feel like you're talking to the person in real life. It has a 1080p camera that gives the person on the other side a clear view of you. It recognizes your motions and slight movements to give you the best gaming experience ever.