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According to the specs released by Microsoft, the Xbox One only supports ultra high resolution 4K video. However, that capability may extend to gaming at some point in the future.
In an interview with Forbes, corporate vice president of marketing and strategy Yusuf Mehdi clarified the point about 4K gaming on the Xbox One. “There’s no hardware restriction there at all,” says Mehdi. So, the question isn't necessarily whether the console can support 4K gaming, but whether developers will make games at that resolution.
On the other hand, the Xbox One doesn't support standard-definition in either gaming or video. According to the information released by Microsoft, the only device only has an HDMI output, which means that it won't connect to older televisions featuring only composite or component inputs. Technically, you could buy converters that make the connection possible, but if you're considering that, your money would probably be better spent on an HDTV.
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4k tv's cost 5x of XB1.
Not going go be happening for several years to come.
sure 4K gaming is possible on both platforms the only problem being that to have a game run natively at 4K you get 10fps gameplay' and the fact that microsoft requiring you to install your games would mean that after 2 or 3 games that 500gb HD is full' seeing as how 4K movies will be in the 100gb range in file sizes. They could always upscale but it wouldn't look as good as simply running the game natively at 1080p
This Just killed it for me I d Let's Plays, and I can't just get an elagoto just for one system My Roxio and Easy cap work just fine, Microsoft just killed their console for me
You know, I'm not too sure I'm gonna have the time to be playing video games on the Xbox One with all this other super cool, super fancy, gotta have it, can't wait to have it, give it to me now, extra TV and cable sh*t they are adding to it. Seriously, whose gonna have time to game when you have all that!
*hopefully you can pick up on the sarcasm here*
Well, guess that kind of settles it...well, was before hand, don't plan on buying any new system as I still have a ton of games on the old ones to play. Makes sense though and yes, not everyone has an HD TV, but if you are going to shell out $400-500 for a new gaming system but then complain about the price of having to get an HD tv, which you can get cheaper, your priorities are probably out of wack.
We just recently got an HD TV and this is not cool of microsoft. It is like they are trying to lose buisness!
This is not that surprising, and I was expecting something like this to happen soon.
I do have a couple hdtv's but when I have had friends over for gaming parties, we didn't have enough hdtv's so some people would use component or composite hookups. This is kind of a let down but I'm sure sony's console is going to be the same in this regard.
Well,as long as it comes with an HDMI cable I will be ok with it.
PS 4 LYFE!!!! lol jk jk
no one gets a such thing to play stuff on a sd tv !
i think an sd port shouldve been considered for emergencies though ;-)
Wait, it's ONLY HDMI? That's absurd.
I use the component cables for my X360, PS3, and Wii U so that I can get high-def picture and be able to route them to my surround sound.
That would make XBO the LEAST impressive sounding console in my library--if I buy it (which looks unlikely).
Hell, even my SNES is wired to the surround sound.
If microsoft keeps this up pre-game lobbies will be alot faster on ps consoles. I already know about 10 of my freinds are switching to playstation