#92: Xbox One (Everything we know so far)

  • Hardware Features

Price: $499.99

Optical Drive: Blu-ray/DVD

Game DVR: YES w/ Gold


CPU: 8 core MS custom CPU

GPU: 853 MHz AMD Radeon GPU w/ 768 shaders

Storage: 500 GB Hard Drive (non-removable)

External Storage: YES, USB

Cloud Storage: YES

Download & Play Same Time: YES

Multiple Console Account Access: YES

Mandatory Game Installs: YES

Required Internet Connection: NO (excludes day one update)

Used Game Fee: NO

Digital Game Sharing: NO

  • Other Features

Controllers: Xbox One Wireless Controller (1 included)

Headset: Included (1)

Backwards Compatibility: NO

Cross Game Chat: YES (party chat)

Controller Batteries: AA (2); rechargeable battery pack sold separately

Motion Control: Kinect 2.0

Second Screen: SmartGlass (smartphones & tablets)

Voice Commands: YES (using Kinect)

Subscription Service: Xbox Live

USB: USB 3.0 (3 ports)

Live Streaming: YES

Achievements: Ported from 360; all shown on both systems

Web: Gigabit Ethernet, IEEE 802.11 a/b/g/n dual-band Wi-Fi (2.4 & 5Ghz)

Bluetooth: NO

Wi-fi direct: YES

A/V hookups: HDMI input and output (4K support), Optical output

Power Supply: External (power brick)

IR: IR Out, IR Blaster (kinect)

Region Locked: NO

  • Online Features

Game Play: Xbox Live Gold Required

Netflix: Xbox Live Gold Required; Netflix account required;

HBO Go: TBA; very possible

Skype: Xbox Live Gold Required

Twitch TV: YES (Gold Required TBA)

ESPN: TBA; very possible, already on Xbox 360

Hulu Plus: Xbox Live Gold Required; Hulu Plus account required;

Game DVR: Xbox Live Gold Required

Streaming Game Video: TBA; very possible w/ Twitch

Web Browser: Xbox Live Gold Required

NFL: Xbox Live Gold Required


Of course, there will be more and more announced through out the coming months up until release.

By Trev Havel

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