Microsoft views PS4 Pro as an Xbox One S competitor

Elizabeth Williams
June 14, 2017

The Xbox One X is also the smallest Xbox ever which makes it rather appealing as it has become more portable and aesthetically more pleasing.

Speaking to Eurogamer, Spencer was asked whether he is anxious about the Xbox One X costing $100 (£78) more than the PS4 Pro.

What's more, even though it costs more than the PlayStation 4 Pro, you get something for your extra dollars, because the Xbox One X is technically more powerful than Sony's rival. Apparently he is not.

Given the sheer power of the Xbox One X, Spencer says, Microsoft views the Xbox One S as a more apt competitor to the PS4 Pro. Running in native 4K resolution at 60 frames per second, the visual fidelity of the game was impressive, with highly detailed auto models and scenery - the latter apparently using 4K photos to create the texture maps. If you just look at the specs of what this box is, it's in a different league than any other console that's out there. This is 40 per cent more GPU.

There was no mention of the Xbox One X console, unveiled a day earlier by rival Microsoft, at the Electronic Entertainment Expo now being held in Los Angeles.

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I look at Pro as more of a competitor to S than I do to Xbox One X. This is a true 4K console. Read on to find out about Xbox One X specs, price, United Kingdom release date and games.

"There's not a tonne of work developers are having to do to get to 4K, and then they can spend the extra headroom they have and time to flawless the game they want to build". That's going to be fantastic. Spencer also said that first-party and third-party games will be given equal priority in being ported.

"It's why having 42 games on our stage was critical, and a broad set of games, from Super Lucky's Tale to Minecraft to Anthem to Metro".

25,800) product was built with the muscle for seamless play on ultra-high definition 4K televisions and will be available worldwide on November 7, according to Xbox team leader Phil Spencer.

Xbox One S: With a minor processing upgrade, the Xbox One S is able to display 4K media from both streaming services and Ultra HD Blu-ray discs, and it can also upscale games and any other 1080p content to run at 4K resolution.

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