Microsoft revealed the XBox One on May 21st, 2013. It is the successor to the extremely popular XBox 360. This new console from Microsoft sports the latest technologies. Some of the main specs include a BluRay and DVD combo drive, 500GB HDD, 8GB of DDR3 RAM, an 8 core custom CPU by AMD, USB 3.0 ports, Gigabit ethernet, support for 4K videos, HDMI in and out, SmartGlass (which allows you to control the console with a compatible smart phone), the ability to save your gameplay and upload it straight from your console to popular video sites, and a newly designed controller that features over 40 additional innovations that the 360 controller didn’t have.
The XBox One also comes with an upgraded Kinect camera that supports higher resolutions than the original Kinect plus it has it’s own CPU inside of it for better and quicker image processing. It also works great with Skype via the XBox One console!
When the console was first announced, there were also many restrictions announced with it that received a lot of criticism. For example, it would not allow used games to work, the console had to be connected to the Internet at least once every 24 hours to run some checks, and games had to be run from the same region as the XBox One. Due to the heavy criticism, and the fact that the newly announced PS4 had no such limitations, Microsoft recently announced all of these restrictions would be done away with.
The XBox One will be released in November 2013. Don’t expect any emulators to show up for this new console anytime soon, as emulators for new systems normally take several years to develop. However, if and when they become available you can be sure that freeemulator will have them available for you to download.