What to Know About the Microsoft Xbox One 1TB Console
The Xbox One is the third video game console in the series developed by Microsoft. It was first released on November 22, 2013. The Microsoft Xbox One 1TB console was designed as an all-in-one entertainment device for music, movies, TV shows, and games with DVR functionality, and includes a program guide.How many different versions of the Xbox One are available?
There are three different versions of the Xbox One: the original hardware, the Xbox One S, and the Xbox One X.
- The S and especially the X models feature various hardware improvements, including upgraded processors, more memory, and higher memory bandwidth for those who enjoy streaming and gaming. Both systems are capable of 4K-resolution and high dynamic range video.
- The X model also offers further graphical enhancements to existing Xbox One games.
- All three versions of the console are equipped with a 1TB hard drive; the X model comes with a 1TB hard drive only whereas the other two models have different storage options.
The original Xbox One features two quad-core processors with 8GB of RAM; 5GB of which are available for games and the rest reserved for various background tasks. The X model features 12GB of RAM, 9GB of which are available for games. The original model is equipped with Wi-Fi, an Ethernet port, three USB 3.0 ports, and an HDMI 1.4 port. The S model replaces that with an HDMI 2.0 port, and the X model has HDMI 2.1 instead. The original model can play CDs, DVDs, and Blu-ray discs while the S and X models can play 4K-resolution Ultra HD discs as well.How many games are available for the Xbox One?
The Xbox One library contains more than a thousand games. Some of these games are exclusive to the console or were also released for the PC, including "Halo 5: Guardians," "Forza Horizon 2," "Titanfall," "Sea of Thieves," and "Dead Rising 3." The system is also backward compatible with a select number of original Xbox and Xbox 360 games. The list of compatible titles is consistently updated.Does the Xbox One have an online service?
The console has both a free and subscription-based service called Xbox Live. The free service gives you access to social hubs, a web browser, and various third-party streaming apps such as ESPN, Hulu, and Netflix. The paid version gives you additional access to cloud-based saves, media sharing, online multiplayer, up to five minutes of game DVR and playback, and the ability to stream games live. A select few games feature cross-platform play. That means you can play online multiplayer with people who are playing on different hardware or platforms, including Mac, Windows PC, and mobile (iOS, Android, Windows Phone, etc.). Both "Minecraft" and "Rocket League" also feature cross-platform play.Content provided for informational purposes only. eBay is not affiliated with or endorsed by Microsoft.