Microsoft and AMD bring FreeSync to Xbox One
Both Xbox One S and Xbox One X
Microsoft said that its Xbox One S and Xbox One X will be getting AMD's FreeSync 2, a offering variable refresh rate over HDMI on supported displays.
Xbox One S Wi-Fi comes from MediaTeK
2.4 and 5GHz and even 802.11ac
MediaTek has some decent network products and Asus and Xiaomi have a few midrange routers based on its SoC (system on a chip). Now it looks likely that Microsoft’s One S will use two MediaTek SoCs for wireless connectivity.
Xbox One S is gain with no pain
Tear-down experts say slighht cost increase but much better features
Beancounters at IHS claim that the new Xbox One S delivers for consumers in terms of improved performance and features for very little extra cost.
Microsoft Xbox One S playable at E3 2016
Refreshed console and controller available in August
At E3 2016 this week in Los Angeles, Microsoft made its new Xbox One S console playable on the show floor for attendees to try out the revised Bluetooth controller before the console officially hits store shelves in August.
Some Xbox One games play on PC
Xbox Play Anywhere puts pressure on PlayStation 4
Microsoft just dropped a bomb on PlayStation 4 announcing that Gears of War 4 will be able to play on both PC and Xbox via Xbox Play Anywhere program.
Microsoft announces Xbox One S console
4K output, Ultra HD Blu-ray drive, starts at $299
On Monday during its E3 press conference in Los Angeles, Microsoft announced a redesigned, smaller version of its Xbox One console that will go by the name Xbox One S. The refreshed console is 40 percent smaller than the original and features a much-needed Ultra HD Blu-ray disc drive, support for 4K (3840x2160p) video output over HDMI 2.0a and support for High Dynamic Range (HDR).