Xbox One X is available now worldwide

The wait is over, Xbox One X is now available worldwide — Here's the most important details you need to know, including pricing and availability.

Xbox One X console with controller
Xbox One X console with controller

Today is the day, Xbox One X has finally arrived. Microsoft has officially launched the most powerful game console yet, delivering native 4K gaming and 4K entertainment to all Xbox fans around the world.

The new console is smaller and 40 percent more powerful than any Xbox One ever released, featuring 6 teraflops of graphics power, 12GB GDDR5 of RAM, and custom made 8-core AMD Jaguar processor locked at 2.3GHz.

Thanks to this impressive hardware specs, Xbox One X can deliver true 4K gaming with native 4K resolutions, High Dynamic Range (HDR), and Wide Core Gamut for stunning visuals.

In addition, existing Xbox One games will load faster and play even better, with improved textures and higher frame rate. Xbox One X is also the only console to include all of these features in one package: 4K gaming, built-in 4K Ultra HD Blu-ray, 4K streaming capabilities, HDR support for games and videos, and Dolby Atmos audio support.

Xbox One X Console Controller White Background
Xbox One X Console Controller White Background

Xbox One X Enhanced

Xbox One X Enhanced games are games that have been optimized to take full advantage of the new hardware capabilities, such as 4K UHD and HDR.

The new Xbox member is launching with 50 Xbox One X Enhanced titles, including Forza Motorsport 7, Super Lucky’s Tale, Assassin’s Creed Origins, Middle-earth: Shadow of War, and FIFA 18, and more than 70 other games is expected to be available in the first week.

Microsoft’s newest game console, Xbox One X, is yet another member of the Xbox family that is available alongside the Xbox One S.

Although the new Xbox is focus on delivering 4K resolutions on games and entertaining that is only possible with 4K TVs, users with 1080p TVs will still benefit from Xbox One X thanks to supersampling technology that enable games designed for 4K to run better on 1080p TV.

Getting an Xbox One X

Xbox One X is available now for US$499, £449, €499, C$599 and A$649 at the Microsoft Store and other retailers. 

If you’re getting the new console now, you can follow this guide to transfer all your games, apps, and settings from the old console to Xbox One X as quickly as possible. And to make your experience more personal, check out the best customization features you should be using on Xbox One.

The console is currently available in 35 markets worldwide, including Australia, Austria, Belgium, Canada, China, Czech Republic, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hong Kong, Hungary, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Japan, Korea, Mexico, Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Russia, Saudi Arabia, Slovakia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Taiwan, Turkey, the U.K., the U.S., and United Arab Emirates. However, Microsoft says that the console will soon be available in more countries.

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Mauro Huculak is a Windows How-To Expert who started Pureinfotech in 2010 as an independent online publication. He has also been a Windows Central contributor for nearly a decade. Mauro has over 15 years of experience writing comprehensive guides and creating professional videos about Windows and software, including Android and Linux. Before becoming a technology writer, he was an IT administrator for seven years. In total, Mauro has over 21 years of combined experience in technology. Throughout his career, he achieved different professional certifications from Microsoft (MSCA), Cisco (CCNP), VMware (VCP), and CompTIA (A+ and Network+), and he has been recognized as a Microsoft MVP for many years. You can follow him on X (Twitter), YouTube, LinkedIn and Email him at [email protected].