The Microsoft Xbox is a video game console output in the United States on November 15, 2001. Microsoft does with its first steps in this sector, after collaborating with SEGA to wear Windows CE on Dreamcast, and after developing for several years Microsoft Game Studios games and SideWinder video game accessories for Windows PCs.
The difference with a PC is that an Xbox can only run only Xbox programs from a Microsoft Owner Media on DVD, format that is only read by the Xbox DVD player.
The console, whose main competitors are the PlayStation 2 of Sony, the Nintendo Gamecube and the Sega Dreamcast, is part of the sixth generation.
Microsoft is trying to change the Xbox, first devoted only to the video game, to an interactive multimedia station online and launches the Xbox Live at the end of 2002. The Xbox 360 succeeds it at the end of 2005. The support of the Xbox console by Microsoft stopped in March 2009 in the United States and April 2010 in France.
The console has a catalog of more than 825 games, with series like Halo, Star Wars and Fable. The last Xbox game, released only in the United States in 2008, is Madden NFL 09.
If you re stressed over filling up your Xbox Collection X or S internal drive and desire to add some more high-speed storage to the console, you ll have 2 new options being available in the following 2 months.
Seagate is currently the only brand name around marketing the equipment for drives that fit the exclusive Storage Expansion Card slot on Microsoft s newest gaming consoles. Announced on Xbox Wire today, Seagate will certainly be selling two new Expansion Card dimensions: 512GB for $139.99 and also 2TB for $399.99. These will certainly be signing up with the 1TB drive released alongside the Xbox Series consoles last autumn that presently retails at $219.99.
Those aiming to broaden your storage space for Xbox One or older video games can do simply fine with a conventional USB outside drive, however if you desire even more area for new-gen games, you ll need to count on these storage cards that link into a specific port on the Series consoles. The thinking is all about just how fast games need to refine information to give faster loading rates as well as higher-quality graphics and also appearances. The Expansion Card slot, in addition to the particularly constructed storage space cards, is developed to permit games to play like they re installed on the inner SSD.
Walmart has the 512GB Seagate Storage Expansion Card readily available for preorder today, with a launch expected sometime in mid-November. If you re trying to find a 2TB card, that gadget will be offered in early December with pre-orders beginning in November.