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Microsoft’s Xbox One X arrives November 7

Gamers with a 4K TV looking for a whole lot of power are about to get something made for that passion, and it’s not that far away.

If it seems like November 7 isn’t that far away, it’s because it’s not, but we can’t wait all the same, and it’s not just because it’s Bittersweet Chocolate With Almonds Day.

It’s because Microsoft’s Xbox One X is coming, and has now gone into preorder status, with the console almost here to deliver the regular Xbox One titles into 4K, while Full HD gaming will get better textures, better framerates, and just really a whole bunch of better.

The Xbox One X (left) next to the Xbox One S (right).

The whole 4K thing is pretty much one of the main reasons to care, because much like Sony’s PlayStation 4 Pro, the new console will deliver more oomph making 4K content possible outside of the smarts your beloved new television rocked up with.

Unlike Sony’s console, Microsoft is endowing the Xbox One X with a 4K Ultra HD player, making it possible to play those 4K Ultra HD Blu-ray Discs gradually making their way out, and it will even play all of the Xbox One games as well.

We’re excited, and it’s a good month away and has gone into preorder status, with $649 seeing the console when it arrives. And we’re not alone, as Microsoft has called this one the fastest selling Xbox preorder ever, with the first few days of the preorder back in August lighting up the sales like no other Xbox generation.

Now all that’s left to do is wait. That can’t be too hard, right?

Waiting would be easier if the TV and the Xbox weren’t working together to make waiting difficult.
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