Once I was done backing everything up and loading my games on the hard drive, all I did was plug my hard drive in the Xbox One X. Within minutes, I was playing my first game. This will be an impressive console come launch but, like I said earlier, all this power doesn't come cheap. Add in Microsoft's 'Play Anywhere' initiative where every one of their own published games going forward will also release on Windows 10 and the gap between traditional console and gaming PC is becoming increasingly blurred.
Whether it's 1080p or 4K gaming you're after, video games have ballooned in size over the past few years, and games are regularly pushing toward the 100GB mark once you take DLC into account.
"I spent some time playing Gears of War 4 with its new up-to-60fps "performance mode". Cost is relative and it's going to depend if you can afford it or not.
And despite efforts to cut down on the Microsoft Windows levels of tiles, there are still too many littering the Xbox interface, and as a result basic navigation is not as simple as it could and should be.
As the review embargoes drop on Microsoft's new super-powered 4K console, what does this signify for console gaming? It's a complicated question, and unfortunately there's no one-size-fits-all answer.
It's worth noting that not every already-released game that's been flagged for Xbox One X enhancements will be ready for launch.
You feel like you could just step into the action, especially while watching on one of Samsung's 65 inch QLED TVs.
You can preorder the Xbox One X now.
If you don't know what you're missing, all the better! In this same vein, older Xbox One games and even an assortment of backward-compatible 360 games show improvement relative to older consoles (though obviously the One X can't work miracles like improving an old game's texture resolution on its own).
If you're going to call your new games console the "world's most powerful", it's essential to deliver on that claim - and the Xbox One X does just that.
It is mega easy to set up. "Hell at $500 its twice the price of the $250 Xbox One S, which also supports UHD Blu-rays, 4K, and HDR".
If you have an Xbox One and a 4K TV then the jump is well worth it.
The company are calling it the most powerful console ever made, with hardware specs that'll send shivers up PS4 Pro owners' spines. "Seeing these encounters unfold in full 4K with HDR effects firing from the legions of troops and units is really impressive and truly helps sell the scale of our battles and it's something our Halo Wars 2 fans need to experience for themselves". Which is why we'll be reserving our full thoughts and confirmation that yes, this is everything we wanted it to be, when we can see the difference in titles like Assassin's Creed Origins, Middle-earth: Shadow of War, and several other current games that will be enhanced in time for launch. Now that Microsoft and game publishers are offering most major titles on PC, you won't be missing out on much by ditching consoles. It feels as fast as my older Xbox One S. The dashboard is exactly the same, so it really is the same software experience.
While everyone seems to love the $499 console's ability to render games at higher resolutions and and faster frame-rates, Microsoft's lineup of exclusive and enhanced titles isn't enough for everyone to come away voicing unwavering support. Helzberg Diamonds is based in North Kansas City, Mo., and is a subsidiary of Berkshire Hathaway Inc. In addition to the already mentioned eight-core CPU clocked at 2.3GHz alongside the 12GB of GDDR5 RAM, it also features a GPU clocked at 1172MHz leaving the console with 6 teraflops of graphical computing power.
MicrosoftFor the month of November, Xbox Live Gold members will receive four new free games - two on Xbox One and two on Xbox 360 - as part of the Games with Gold program.
It has an internal power supply, so there's no need for the large power brick.
Things get even more complicated with Rise of the Tomb Raider, which lets you choose between a total of three different performance options. The Xbox One X, like its predecessors, is very much a traditional, rooted home console.
Either way, you'll have to live with an overly long system software update the first time you turn the console on, and likely have to become accustomed to the Xbox One's main OS. Not to mention the games run smoother and load quicker.
Oh, the Xbox One X, like the other Xbox Ones, has an additional hurdle by way of two HDMI ports: one is in, and the other is out.
The biggest selling point is the raw power under the hood. In native 4K, with the high-res texture pack, and with HDR enabled. It looks much better in motion, but it's difficult to capture and share HDR in motion.