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|Type||Home video game console|
|Introductory price||US$499 / €499 / £429 / JP¥49,980 / CN¥3,699|
|Units sold||See Sales section.|
|Units shipped||See Sales section.|
|Operating system||Xbox One system software|
|Sound||7.1 surround sound, Dolby Atmos, DTS:X|
|Controller input||Xbox Wireless Controller, Kinect for Xbox One, keyboard, mouse|
|Camera||1080p camera (Kinect)|
|Online services||Xbox Live, Xbox Live Gold, Xbox Game Pass, Xbox Game Pass Ultimate|
|Selected Xbox and Xbox 360 games|
|Successor||Xbox Series X/S|
The Xbox One is the third video game console made by Microsoft, succeeding the Xbox 360.  It was announced on May 21, 2013. It was first released on 22nd November 2013, ahead of Sony's PlayStation 4. Microsoft marketed the Xbox One as an "all-in-one entertainment system", which is where its name comes from.
The Xbox One S was released in 2016 as a successor to the original Xbox One model, around the same time that the Xbox 360 was discontinued. The Xbox One S has a smaller form factor and supports both HDR and 4K video. The Xbox One S was praised for its smaller size, visual upgrades, and lack of an external power supply. The Xbox One received another upgrade in 2017: the Xbox One X. The Xbox One X featured upgraded hardware and support for natively rendering video at 4K. The system was succeeded by the Xbox Series X and Series S consoles, which launched on November 10, 2020.
At launch the Xbox One was not backwards compatible. However, at E3 2015, Xbox 360 games were announced to be added and in E3 2017, Microsoft announced that they will also add original Xbox games.
On August 29, 2017, Microsoft discontinued the original Xbox One in favor of the Xbox One S and X. The Xbox One X and Xbox One S All-Digital Edition were discontinued on July 16, 2020, about the same time when the Xbox Series X series was released, leaving the standard Xbox One S as the only Xbox One model to still be in production.
Just like the Xbox Ones predecessor, it had its own Kinect. It was announced during the E3 2010 press conference, and was released on November 4, 2010. However in 2017, Microsoft decided to discontinue it and stopped developing on it.
Model[change | change source]
Xbox One S[change | change source]
The Xbox One S is a newer model of the original Xbox One, announced at E3 2016 and released on August 2, 2016.
Xbox One X[change | change source]
The Xbox One X is the latest model of the original Xbox One, it was announced at E3 2017 and was later released on November 7, 2017.
History[change | change source]
Microsoft designed the console to originally being Xbox 720 in 2010. However, they decided to change it into Xbox One in 2012. It was released on November 22, 2013, a year after the Wii U and one week after the PlayStation 4.
Related pages[change | change source]
References[change | change source]
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- ↑ MacGregor, Kyle (November 13, 2014). "Xbox One's Approaching 10 Million Units Shipped". Destructoid. Retrieved July 20, 2015.
- ↑ 7.0 7.1 As of December 31, 2013[update], 3 million sold.
As of November 2, 2014[update], approximately 10 million shipped.
These amounts are outdated, however. Microsoft has not released more recent figures.
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- ↑ "Xbox One S vs Xbox One: Time to upgrade?". Trusted Reviews. July 20, 2018. Retrieved July 14, 2020.
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- ↑ "Xbox 720 release date, news and rumours". Tech Radar.
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- ↑ Hollister, Sean (2013-05-21). "Xbox One will not be backwards compatible with Xbox 360 games". The Verge. Retrieved 2013-05-21.
- ↑ Orland, Kyle (July 26, 2016). "Slimmed down 2TB Xbox One S hits stores August 2 for $399". Ars Technica. Condé Nast. Retrieved July 26, 2016.