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Xbox One
Xbox One logo wordmark.svg
DeveloperMicrosoft
ManufacturerMicrosoft
Product familyXbox
TypeVideo game console
Release dateOriginal:
NA November 22, 2013[1]EU November 22, 2013, 2014[2]AU November 22, 2013BRA November 22, 2013JP September 4, 2014[3]CHN September 29, 2014HK November 2, 2014November 2, 2014 INDXbox One S:
WW August 2, 2016Xbox One X:
WW November 7, 2017Xbox One S All-Digital Edition:
WW May 7, 2019
Retail availability2013-present
Introductory price$499 (USD)[4]/€499[4]/£429[4]
DiscontinuedXbox One:
August 29, 2017
Xbox One S: N/A
Xbox One X/Xbox One S All-Digital Edition:
July 16, 2020
MediaBlu-ray Disc,[5] DVD
CPUCustom 1.75 GHz AMD 8 core APU (2 Quad-Core Jaguar modules)[5][6]
Memory8 GB DDR3 (5 GB available to games)
Storage500 GB (HDD)[5]
Display
Graphics853 MHz AMD Radeon GCN architecture (inside of APU)
Sound7.1 surround sound
InputThree USB 3.0 Ports and a HDMI port
Camera1080p Kinect camera
Online servicesXbox Live
Backward
compatibility
Yes[7]
PredecessorXbox 360
SuccessorXbox Series X/S
Websitexbox.com

The Xbox One (formerly Xbox 720) is the third video game console made by Microsoft, succeeding the Xbox 360. [8] It was announced on May 21, 2013.[9] It was first released on 22nd November 2013, ahead of Sony's PlayStation 4.[10] 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.

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 ceased production on July 16, 2020, following the release of the Xbox Series X series, leaving the standard Xbox One S the only Xbox One model to still be in production.

History

Microsoft designed the console to originally be 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.

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References

  1. "Xbox Live's Major Nelson » Xbox One to Launch on November 22, 2013 in 13 Markets :". Majornelson.com. 2013-09-04. http://majornelson.com/2013/09/04/xbox-one-to-launch-on-november-22-2013-in-13-markets. Retrieved 2013-09-27. 
  2. "Xbox One Launch Markets Confirmed". Xbox Leadership Team, Microsoft. 2013-08-14. http://news.xbox.com/2013/08/xbox-one-confirmed-markets. Retrieved 2013-08-24. 
  3. James, Allisa (2013-07-02). "Microsoft: No Xbox One in Japan this Year: "Tier 2 Country" Asks Journalist Not to Report Negatively". Dualshockers. http://www.dualshockers.com/2013/07/02/microsoft-no-xbox-one-in-japan-this-year-tier-2-country-asks-journalist-not-to-report-negatively. Retrieved 2013-07-02. 
  4. 4.0 4.1 4.2 Xbox One launching in November for $499 in 21 countries, pre-orders start now. 10 June 2013. https://www.theverge.com/2013/6/10/4415186/xbox-one-pricing-release-date. Retrieved 10 June 2013. 
  5. 5.0 5.1 5.2 Stein, Scott (2013-06-19). "Microsoft Xbox One - Consoles - CNET Reviews". Reviews.cnet.com. http://reviews.cnet.com/microsoft-xbox-one/. Retrieved 2013-06-24. 
  6. "AMD’s Jaguar Architecture: The CPU Powering Xbox One, PlayStation 4, Kabini & Temash". Anandtech.com. http://www.anandtech.com/show/6976/amds-jaguar-architecture-the-cpu-powering-xbox-one-playstation-4-kabini-temash/4. Retrieved 2013-06-24. 
  7. Hollister, Sean (2013-05-21). "Xbox One will not be backwards compatible with Xbox 360 games". The Verge. https://www.theverge.com/2013/5/21/4350662/new-xbox-has-no-backwards-compatibilty. Retrieved 2013-05-21. 
  8. "Xbox 720 release date, news and rumours". Tech Radar. http://www.techradar.com/news/gaming/consoles/xbox-720-release-date-news-and-rumours-937167. 
  9. Xbox One Announced - IGN
  10. "Xbox One Released: Gamers Queue All Night For Chance To Join The Next-Gen Of Gaming". Huffington Post. http://www.huffingtonpost.co.uk/2013/11/22/xbox-one-released_n_4321771.html.