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  1. Al Sacco's Avatar
    Hey all,

    It’s official! The “Project Scorpio” Xbox is called Xbox One X. And it’s pretty, pretty, pretty damn impressive, at least in my opinion. There’s glorious 4K support. It’s powered by eight CPU cores clocked at 2.3GHz, 12GB of GDDR5 RAM and a GPU packing 40 Radeon compute units running at 1172 MHz. (Check out a full list of specs here.)

    But there’s also a pretty, pretty, pretty hefty price tag associated with Xbox One X.

    So, the big question: Are you going to buy the new console? Do you feel like it’s worth $500 (or more depending on the different models that are released? If so, will you preorder it as soon as possible? And if not, why not?

    I’m on the fence. I don’t own a 4K TV, so that’s no huge draw for me. The price is not insignificant, and I’m not sure I really need everything the Xbox One X has to offer.

    Your turn! Let us know whether or not you plan to be an Xbox One X owner.
    06-12-2017 07:27 AM
  2. buzzard75's Avatar
    Is this going to be abbreviated as XOX or XBOX?

    I probably won't buy it at launch unless more details come out regarding VR/MR. That would be the one thing that would get me to upgrade at this point. I already have an S hooked up to my 4k TV in the living room that doesn't get much play time so I would probably replace my original One in the office that I do most of my playing on with one of these.
    06-12-2017 08:07 AM
  3. mtf1380's Avatar
    I will get one sooner than later, to hook up a new Sony Z9D purchased a couple months back. I have an Xbox One hooked up now, and will probably move it to the Panasonic Plasma upstairs.

    Can anyone tell me MSFT's policy for having two consoles?

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    06-12-2017 08:47 AM
  4. sinime's Avatar
    Is this going to be abbreviated as XOX or XBOX?

    I probably won't buy it at launch unless more details come out regarding VR/MR. That would be the one thing that would get me to upgrade at this point. I already have an S hooked up to my 4k TV in the living room that doesn't get much play time so I would probably replace my original One in the office that I do most of my playing on with one of these.
    1x?

    Yeah, I probably won't buy it at launch either. Thinking I might wait for the first price drop before upgrading.
    06-12-2017 08:49 AM
  5. Tiny Funk's Avatar
    Hell Yeah I'm buying one!
    Chad Snel likes this.
    06-12-2017 09:34 AM
  6. fishyuk's Avatar
    Yep!
    Chad Snel likes this.
    06-12-2017 09:35 AM
  7. N11's Avatar
    Hey all,

    It’s official! The “Project Scorpio” Xbox is called Xbox One X. And it’s pretty, pretty, pretty damn impressive, at least in my opinion. There’s glorious 4K support. It’s powered by eight CPU cores clocked at 2.3GHz, 12GB of GDDR5 RAM and a GPU packing 40 Radeon compute units running at 1172 MHz. (Check out a full list of specs here.)

    But there’s also a pretty, pretty, pretty hefty price tag associated with Xbox One X.

    So, the big question: Are you going to buy the new console? Do you feel like it’s worth $500 (or more depending on the different models that are released? If so, will you preorder it as soon as possible? And if not, why not?

    I’m on the fence. I don’t own a 4K TV, so that’s no huge draw for me. The price is not insignificant, and I’m not sure I really need everything the Xbox One X has to offer.

    Your turn! Let us know whether or not you plan to be an Xbox One X owner.

    There should be a "I'm going to buy the Xbox One S model" option. Come on.
    06-12-2017 09:38 AM
  8. BryceMD's Avatar
    Probably yes. I have a 4k TV + XboxOne currently. The One S wasn't a terribly compelling upgrade.
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    06-12-2017 09:38 AM
  9. Ron-F's Avatar
    Yes but I am in no hurry as I don't have a 4K TV and thus, there is little reason to not enjoy my regular Xbox One for a longer time.
    06-12-2017 09:42 AM
  10. passin's Avatar
    I will not be pre-ordering it even though I have a 4k TV and would love to own this.

    I will either hold out until a price drop or if they bring back the trade in program (like they had for 360 to One) then I will do that.
    06-12-2017 09:43 AM
  11. Duvi's Avatar
    I've purchased every version of the Xbone... But man, this 1GB HDD (saw on Kotaku) is really puzzling to me. I'm not trying to get an SSD (although it would be nice), but at least a SSHD like the Xbone Elite. Heck, I have extras here and wouldn't mind putting one inside, if it's possible.

    The black finish is pretty sexii though.
    06-12-2017 09:45 AM
  12. SikSlayer's Avatar
    I'm buying one.
    I still have my launch Xbox One,so it's time for an upgrade.
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    06-12-2017 09:50 AM
  13. xreadmore's Avatar
    This isn't a "poll"
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    06-12-2017 09:57 AM
  14. ryanlrobinson's Avatar
    The price wouldn't bother me at all. I don't mind paying a fair bit for something that gets used a lot, e.g. a phone which helps me do my job better, a console that is the centre of our entertainment system. Some people spend more a year on basic cable. If it's clearly the best tool for the job, the difference between $400 and $500 is not a dealbreaker to me.

    The only question is whether it is enough of an upgrade for our purposes. We don't have a 4K TV, so the practical improvements are minimal. If we were buying a new console with a 4K TV, we would probably go ahead and future-proof it with an X now, even though we don't really care that much about what the X offers which the S doesn't (we use it more for media than games).
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    06-12-2017 10:02 AM
  15. 3earnhardt3's Avatar
    I might eventually get one, but the $499 price is a no go for me. I upgraded my X1 to an X1S a few months ago during a flash sale at gamestop that made it an even trade, and love it. I enjoy both UHD discs and streaming, but have noticed that HDR is significantly more important than static resolution, which is already available on the X1S. I was hoping and praying that MS would announce Dolby Vision HDR support now that it can be implemented in software instead of a dedicated chip like my TV has.
    06-12-2017 10:05 AM
  16. phirefly's Avatar
    No but only because I don't have a 4K tv yet. I will probably get a 4K tv and the One X this Christmas.
    06-12-2017 10:08 AM
  17. DJCBS's Avatar
    Well...I don't think the One X is worth 500€ at 1TB of storage. At all. If it had a minimum of 2TB then sure.
    I'm also not quite interested in paying over 500€ for extra storage. But we haven't seen any bundles yet either. I think it's too soon to make a decision.
    And I'm definitely not pre-ordering it. Not when a month later come the Christmas deals...I mean...come on! You know it will be put on Christmas offerings.

    Now, would I enjoy the benefits from the One X? Absolutely. I already have the house with 4K TVs installed throughout and the one I have my consoles connected too has HDR, OLED display etc etc. But that still doesn't mean I'm willing to give 500€ for a 1TB console.

    Will I ever buy the One X, though? Yes. Almost certainly. Why? Because I just can't seem to resist shinny new things, even when I know they are not offering me real value over what I already have.
    Take the One S, for example. I bought the Gears of War 4 Special Edition. Why? Because of how it looked. Have I ever even turned on GoW4? No. Have I even installed it? No. Do I even like GoW4? Not really.
    So I'm pretty sure the same futility that made be buy that One S will end up making me buy a One X.

    For now, I'm telling myself "You'll not buy that console until there's a complete UI overhaul on the Xbox". And, to be honest, the Xbox's current horrible UI is the thing most effectively keeping me from even pre-ordering the One X and ignoring my own advice.
    06-12-2017 10:09 AM
  18. Kaymd's Avatar
    No problem with two consoles as far as I know, I currently have a phat XB1 and an XB1S working simultaneously (one in the living room, the other in the bedroom), and I play games without any issues on either one. Also part of the reason why I'm going full digital with this generation.
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    06-12-2017 10:09 AM
  19. 78Bandit's Avatar
    I've got a 1080p TV that is six years old and still running fine. Until that thing craps out and I get a 4K TV I don't see any compelling need to get the new One X. I'm glad Microsoft is insisting on complete compatibility with the original Xbox One for all games, it lets me run my current setup for a couple of more years without worrying about missing out on anything that will be released during that time.
    06-12-2017 10:16 AM
  20. theefman's Avatar
    Doesn't bring enough to the table for me, improved visuals are nice but for all the power they are touting I expect something above what every other console is offering. As it stands Sony can also boast of "4K" 60FPS, the One S already plays 4K Blu Ray so that leaves the One X offering not much more IMO.
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    06-12-2017 10:19 AM
  21. ja206's Avatar
    Oh yes day one
    06-12-2017 10:26 AM
  22. Simon Jonny's Avatar
    So far, Microsoft has only shown the 'game' side of what the new xbox provides. As it stands, even with 4k gaming it really doesn't make me want to splash out $500 for launch day a xbox x. The stupid name doesn't help, they should have kept it as Scorpio.

    Now, if they had some extra features in the software side of things, such as the ability to run a 'Windows 10 S' desktop then I may find it a little more appealing as it'd be somewhat more useful outside of gaming, and watching Netflix.
    06-12-2017 10:38 AM
  23. tec goblin's Avatar
    Yes! It might be day one or Black Friday, depending on the initial bundles, but I think I'll crack and get it day one. I've already planned it for some time: getting the tv, the dolby atmos system AND this :).
    06-12-2017 10:43 AM
  24. TennisGuy45's Avatar
    NO

    The $500 price is not too much but saying its a "True 4k Machine" is not going to be accurate.

    The Xbox One X might be 4k capable but it will not be a uncompromised experience. To hit 4k there will be compromises made (frame-rate, textures, dynamic scaling, etc) To think otherwise is pretty naive.

    How many games on the Xbox One hit 1080p? Very very very few. 95+% of games run at lower than 1080p with 30fps and many other cuts (textures, lighting, etc).

    Xbox One X will be in the same situation with 4k. 6 TFLOPS is not enough for an uncompromised experience.

    This is why I wont be buying in until the price drops to $300.

    Furthermore I find this quote rather absurd:
    And as Xbox Chief Marketing Officer Mike Nichols put it in a recent Q&A with Windows Central Senior Editor Jez Corden, "[F]rankly, I'm amazed that we were able to deliver the Xbox One X's specs that are consistent with a $1,200 to $1,500 PC if you'd built it yourself, for only $500."
    Ummm no, not sure where and how he builds computers but the specs of the XB1X are at most $800 machine.
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    06-12-2017 10:44 AM
  25. Nimdock's Avatar
    Yes.
    06-12-2017 11:06 AM
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