E3 2017: Xbox One X Price Is $499.99, November 7 Release Confirmed

Microsoft’s new console is $499.99 and is going to be called Xbox One X. The console will release later this year.

E3 2017 is upon us and Microsoft has announced the console’s price as well as its release date. The true 4K console, Xbox One X, the world’s most powerful console, is coming our way on November 7. Microsoft’s console will retail for $499.99. There is a built-in 4K blue ray player inside the machine.

Backward compatibility is at the heart of the console which means all Xbox One games and accessories are going to be compatible with Microsoft’s new console. Xbox One X is also the smallest Xbox console ever created, according to Microsoft.

But what about games? Microsoft has announced 22 exclusives/timed exclusives for Xbox One X. Most of the games are releasing this year.

Two Project Scorpio games were shown at EA PLAY and they looked fantastic. The first game we got to see was Bioware’s New IP, Dylan, aka Anthem. Meanwhile, Forza Motorsport 7 was confirmed by the developer Turn 10 as well.

The second game is none other than Madden NFL 18. EA’s popular Football game is coming to Project Scorpio and Microsoft will be discussing its Scorpio features at its press event shortly.

Ubisoft’s Assassin’s Creed Origins is also supporting Project Scorpio aka Xbox One X and is going to run at 4K 30 FPS. Xbox One X is also getting the new Metro game from 4A. Microsoft is giving gamers the most diverse lineup of games. Stay tuned for more on Xbox One X, E3 2017, and all things Microsoft.

Would you be willing to Xbox One X for $499.99? What do you think of the console’s price and games lineup so far? Let us know in the comments below.

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