The Microsoft Xbox One is the next generation of the Xbox gaming system.
- 8-core x86 processor
- 8GB of RAM and a 500GB hard drive
- HDMI Pass-Thru
- Next Generation Controller and Kinect
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Pro Kinect allows controlling the console using voice commands
Pro Kinect enhances normal games
The Kinect is no longer just for new play controls. With its next generation high quality camera, it can now enhance other games with cool features, such as tracking your face and automatically logging you into your account, as well as being able to automatically re-arrange your UI position for multiplayer games.
Pro An external hard-drive can be connected to increase storage space
Pro Kinect is optional
Xbox One can be bought without a Kinect and allows for GPU performance increase of up to 10%.
Pro Stream games to PC
Pro Great Twitch streaming app
Pro Blu-ray playback support
Con Very few games with proper Kinect-support
Con Many games have to resort to upscaling
Many games designed for multiple platforms, those developed for PS4 & XO especially, have to be upscaled when deployed to XO due to lack of raw graphical power.
Con Kinect's voice control still needs some work
Con If you have a Windows PC, you aren't losing much.
Most of the XBOX titles get ported to Windows, sooner or later.
Con Pay for online multiplayer
On top of having to pay for the console and games you have to pay for online multiplayer, not once but monthly.