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Xbox One X Price Officially Announced, it's $499

Microsoft waited for the end of its E3 press briefing to officially announce the price of the Xbox One X.

Today, during Microsoft’s E3 2017 press briefing, the house of Xbox revealed the price of the newly announced Xbox One X.

The console will retail at $499, as many predicted.

Xbox One X will be the “smallest Xbox console ever,” and comes with a lot of horsepower under its hood (at least for a console), including a CPU/GPU combo capable to deliver 6 teraFLOPS of computing power, 12 gigabytes of GDDR5 RAM, a one terabyte hard disk drive, and a 4K ultra HD Blu-ray disk driver. It’s said to be able to deliver true 4K games to the console space.

Several first and third party games will get free Xbox One X updates when the console launches, including Gears of War 4, Killer Instinct, Halo Wars 2, Minecraft, Forza Horizon 3, Halo Wars 2 will, Final Fantasy XV, Resident Evil VII, Tom Clancy’s Ghost Recon: Wildlands and Rocket League. That’s not a full list, and more will come.

It’ll be certainly interesting to see how widely Xbox One X will be embraced by the audience, and whether the market will welcome and reward its combination between power and pricing or not.

Xbox One X will be released worldwide on November 7th.

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Giuseppe Nelva

Hailing from sunny (not as much as people think) Italy and long standing gamer since the age of Mattel Intellivision and Sinclair ZX Spectrum. Definitely a multi-platform gamer, he still holds the old dear PC nearest to his heart, while not disregarding any console on the market. RPGs (of any nationality) and MMORPGs are his daily bread, but he enjoys almost every other genre, prominently racing simulators, action and sandbox games. He is also one of the few surviving fans of the flight simulator genre on Earth.

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