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Xbox Series X Won�t Have An Optical Audio Port in Order to Save Money and Space

1 month ago   |   By VG Chartz

Head of Xbox Phil Spencer in an interview with IGN Unlocked explained why Microsoft's next generation console, the Xbox Series X, does not have an optical audio port. The reasons were simple enough. It is a way to save some money and space.
"So if you look at a part on a console that's maybe one, or two dollars and you say, 'okay, how big of a deal is that inside of a console?'" said Spencer. "That's a few hundred dollars. But then you say, 'okay, we're going to plan to sell, you know, 100 million of these consoles.' So you take two bucks over 100 million now you're $200 million over the...
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Phil Spencer: Xbox Has A 'Plan That Can Win' With Xbox Series X

Phil Spencer: Xbox Has A 'Plan That Can Win' With Xbox Series X

1 month ago   |   By VG Chartz

Head of Xbox Phil Spencer speaking on I GN's Next-Gen Console Watch show talked about Microsoft's next generation console, the Xbox Series X. They discussed what is planned in the lead up to the launch of the console and the possibility of the console being supply constrained and games getting delayed due to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic.
Spencer said he feels good about the price and power of the Xbox Series X and feels the Xbox team has a plan to win when they launch the console this coming Holiday season.
"You have to set a price target at the beginning for yourselves and then you...
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The first Inside Xbox stream of 2020 will broadcast live tomorrow - but don't expect new info on Xbox Series X

The first Inside Xbox stream of 2020 will broadcast live tomorrow - but don't expect new info on Xbox Series X

1 month ago   |   By VG 247

Inside Xbox makes its return this year with a new episode streaming live on April 7 at 2pm PST. Tomorrow's broadcast will focus on Xbox Game Pass news, info on Sea of Thieves, Gears Tactics and Grounded, with a couple surprises promised from the ID Xbox team. But don't get your hopes up about hearing any new details on Xbox Series X. The announcement post offers this as the cold bucket of water to douse on the next-gen shaped fires in your loins: “While we won't have any new details to share for Xbox Series X, we are excited to sit down with Director of Program Management for Xbox Series X...
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Xbox Series X Controller Continues AA and Rechargeable Battery Co-Existence

Xbox Series X Controller Continues AA and Rechargeable Battery Co-Existence

1 month ago   |   By CG Magazine

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Xbox Series X Controller Continues AA and Rechargeable Battery Co-Existence
Xbox is settling a long-time debate in using AA or rechargeable batteries by letting players do both for its new Series X wireless controller.
In an in-depth interview with Eurogamer , Xbox partner director Jason Ronald stated the mutual feelings between old and new methods made the company's decision. “Just giving flexibility is the way to please both people,” Ronald said, adding there's no right way to power their consistent controller designs including their Pro Controller. “You can use a rechargeable...
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Namco Museum Archives Vol. 1 and 2 Listings Appear on Microsoft Store

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