Microsoft has officially revealed the predecessor to the Xbox 360 as the Xbox One on Tuesday in there headquarters at Redmond, Washington. According to Microsoft’s Don Mattrick, Microsoft had been working on Xbox One for the past four years.
Microsoft showcased Xbox One as an all in one media device, where can you run apps simultaneously while watching live TV, browse the internet, listening to music, as well as the incorporation of voice control and the newly improved Kinect.
As for the release date and price details, Microsoft has mentioned that Xbox One will be hitting stores around the world around the later half of 2013, as for the price of the Xbox One, Microsoft hasn’t confirmed any prices yet.
Also confirmed was that the Xbox One will not be supporting backwards compatibility and that there will be a fee that players will have to play in order to play used games.
Also rumors were confirmed that players will have to install games to the Xbox One’s hard-drive. Microsoft also revealed that Xbox 360 owners will be able to transfer their gamer score to Xbox One.
Titles available at launch for the Xbox One will include Call of Duty: Ghost, FIFA 14, NBA Live 14, UFC, Madden NFL 25, Forza Motorsport 5, Quantum Break, and Destiny.