Xbox Series X full preview: the games, the UI, 120Hz, everything!

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Jeff Bakalar has spent three weeks with an Xbox Series X and is here with full impressions of the preview console and its very first optimized games with support for 120Hz, like Dirt 5 and Gears 5. Impressive backwards compatibility performance and Quick Resume are still the console's initial standout features, but does that warrant a day-one purchase? Stay tuned for a full review of the final hardware in the coming weeks.
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  • When a 4k tv has a 60hz with a 100 motion is that ok for xboxone x series

    Michael WoodMichael Wood2 kuukautta sitten
  • You NEVER buy day 1 consoles. If you do, you’re just flat out stupid.

    Skibbity BopSkibbity Bop2 kuukautta sitten
  • do you get an online browser like Chrome or IExplorer on the Series X/PS5

    AdiDaslerAdiDasler2 kuukautta sitten
  • Actully at beginning xbox changed xbox one user experience alike to the xbox series s|x So xbox one users wont be left behind not having the chance to feel the user experience as on the xbox series x. Thanks for xbox for doing that which means alot to xbox one players

    Ali MasoudAli Masoud2 kuukautta sitten
  • is there a web browser?

    Chris GChris G2 kuukautta sitten
  • 4k TV , 4K game console , NMS xbox one x version , yeah baby . . . . two more days !!!!!! then will see how far i can push the games quality vs performance vs fps : )

    tejastejas2 kuukautta sitten
  • Interested in one but my concern would be storage. Seems expensive for 1TB. It’s good you can load older games off an external drive but obviously you won’t get the same speed benefits. Shame you can’t use an external SSD. You can get a 1TB external SSD for almost $100 less.

    davva360davva3602 kuukautta sitten
  • Is Xbox series x worth it if I only have a 1080p tv

    Allan FordAllan Ford2 kuukautta sitten
  • Thats all they got ! a stinking quick resume button that's half broken ... stick to my PC I think

    Dave LeeDave Lee2 kuukautta sitten
  • I'm buying the Series X off ebay friday. I already have the Series S with my deposit at gamestop preordered. So I will have both machines. I already own the One X and OG XB1

    PorscheGT1PorscheGT12 kuukautta sitten
  • I really don't like the look of the PS5, It's sort of looks like a open folder with the zipper going around.. Xbox series x is smaller with a simple shape that is easier to fit into my setup :)

    BecksBolero17BecksBolero172 kuukautta sitten
  • Quick Resume is a killer feature because it kills possibility to revert some mistakes you made in a game by resetting the game.

    Al PistonAl Piston2 kuukautta sitten
  • Can you surf the internet on it we were looking in to get another gaming desktop from dell PC

    Travis BatesTravis Bates2 kuukautta sitten
  • No good graphics .... ps5 all the way!!! 😁

    thor bampougiasthor bampougias2 kuukautta sitten
  • Grafiksel açıdan hem ps5 hemde series x bi önceki konsolları olan ps4 ve xbox one konsollarından kağıt üzerinde farklar var ama tv de karşılaştırdığnızda 4 konsolunda grafiksel açıdan sadece renk ve çözünürlük dışında bir fark olmadığına şahit olacaksınız,,,,bu millet realistik FilmPlay deneyim bekliyor cilalanmış konsolları değil...saygılar UZMAN GRAFİK CERRAHI.

    Realistik GrafikRealistik Grafik2 kuukautta sitten
  • I'd want one plz plz plz with cheese

    frankcisco Velazquezfrankcisco Velazquez2 kuukautta sitten
  • Can't wait

    Roy JonesRoy Jones2 kuukautta sitten
  • I mean it wouldn't rev up because it doesn't have a hard disk drive. There's nothing to spin to load anything. On top of that if you got your game downloaded the disk drive isn't going to do anything either. I mean it could be fans but we've gotten pretty good at making those quiet as well and that may be due to the form factor of the Xbox series x. Should the cooling be more efficient it would make sense

    Ethereal Blue Night SkyEthereal Blue Night Sky2 kuukautta sitten
  • Fantastic video mate. Cant wait to own both consoles. PS5 for Demon's Souls and other exclusives and everything else on Xbox. I've enjoyed both platforms ever since their respective launches back in the day. This generation has me drooling

    Ryan HRyan H2 kuukautta sitten
  • I spent over two thousand dollars to buy LG OLED display back in 2018 along a PS4 pro and my LG OLED tv can’t match the new 120h refresh rate consoles 😑🤦🏻‍♂️

    MomoMomo2 kuukautta sitten
  • Console a scam buy or invest in a PC. Paying 500 for a console then gold then having to buy extra storage after 4 months for 200 lol then 70 per game so you buy 2 next gen games that's 140 lol PC is deffo cheaper

    MoeMoe2 kuukautta sitten
  • what is the name of the game 4m ahead, little blue puppy?

    Evandro SantosEvandro Santos2 kuukautta sitten
  • I’m probably going to switch to Xbox this gen. I think the console form factor, graphical power and Gamepass have won me over

    scaredypickerscaredypicker2 kuukautta sitten
  • So you have to pay 220 bucks for backwards compatibility wow

    ZodusX3ZodusX32 kuukautta sitten
  • One of the best reviews I've seen so far for this console

    Liam MillerLiam Miller2 kuukautta sitten
  • The crazy part is how people don't even realize or care how. They made it easier to hack and get your ip or info by having it connected to your cell phone. They just care about the graphics that are the same as Xbox 1. So Imagen your in the middle of playing a game and someone turns your controller off or the famous battery drain. Yet people are still going to pay every month a 10.99 fee to have the service

    Jay DeeJay Dee2 kuukautta sitten
  • Xbox still doesn't have a bigger LED lighting display on its body or the controller🤦🏽‍♂️ They are alway behind Sony.

    Oh. GeneOh. Gene2 kuukautta sitten
  • Giant Bombs own Jerf Bakcalara?!

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  • Please see if Xbox Series X will have region free 4K blu-ray player

    Ethan ManningEthan Manning3 kuukautta sitten
  • Okay, i'm still excited. Now just tell me where I can pre-order one! 😋

    midevil1980midevil19803 kuukautta sitten
  • Yea! Buy a new Xbox series X just so you can play OLD GAMES...... TRASH 🗑Let's put out a console WITH NO GAMES. I have been an Xbox fan since the first system. I never liked PlayStation. But its official. Goodbye Microsoft. Hello Sony.

    Nathan T.Nathan T.3 kuukautta sitten
  • Halo 5 is not series x optimized?

    djb presentsdjb presents3 kuukautta sitten
  • ...and I can't work for the next gen games that don't work.

    Glenn ThompsonGlenn Thompson3 kuukautta sitten
  • Dear Microsoft, This is your answer to the PS5 which has Liquid Metal, giant heat sink, 120mm Fan, design to an expert level... And you come out with this Toy like Box? Hahaha

    Cel Mare MiyamotoCel Mare Miyamoto3 kuukautta sitten
  • Will it run skyrim

    RyanRyan3 kuukautta sitten
  • This system is so ugly

    Branden FrazierBranden Frazier3 kuukautta sitten
  • Mostly because most of the few games I play.. actually won't be compatible with the series x

  • We'll because I still have the original xbox one 500g If I ever do get another xbox it I'll probably be the one x

  • Good Mourning. Great video!

    David H.David H.3 kuukautta sitten
  • I'm trying to find out the length of the HDMI 2.1 cable I presume 1.5m? Don't want to buy one if the one in the box will reach. Any help appreciated.

    Ashley ParkesAshley Parkes3 kuukautta sitten
  • Randomly bought one of those newer LG TV's, happy I did since not many seem to fully support series x

    Thomas JarvisThomas Jarvis3 kuukautta sitten
  • I really don't like that they made the xbox logo to stand up

    18matts18matts3 kuukautta sitten
  • Barely feels like a next gen console. No new next gen games or exclusives. Just a stronger xbox one x

    Cam WCam W3 kuukautta sitten
  • Its a shame to not be able to pre-order at the moment

    Doubleaa500Doubleaa5003 kuukautta sitten
  • That hame didn’t look very good. Was it just me?

    First 2 FireFirst 2 Fire3 kuukautta sitten
  • Who is hear after the ps5 unboxing..hmm..about 370k less people by the look of it ... Xbox who?

    Paul sPaul s3 kuukautta sitten
  • Wow so all Xbox fans are getting on day 1 are optimizations for current games? Im still Getting it cause of its Backwards compatibility, but i am shock that Sony already has a Few Games already announce like Spiderman Miles Morales and Spiderman Remastered(With a new faced Peter Parker? Also Assassin Creed Valhala, Rachet and Clank and a few other games. Im Sure xbox will comeout with something such as a New Killer instinct Lol

    Tony Anthony Iron ManTony Anthony Iron Man3 kuukautta sitten
  • Layout of the old ui is terrible. More of the same.

    WarlockWarlock3 kuukautta sitten
  • Where can I get that t shirt?

    sup Vsup V3 kuukautta sitten
  • Can talk xbox one with xbox series?

    עידו ואקניןעידו ואקנין3 kuukautta sitten
  • When we will be able to see a 360 disc been played on the series X?

    Gabriel RamirezGabriel Ramirez3 kuukautta sitten
  • Im getting a series x and my son loves no disc so ill get him the series s

    jerryholbrook13jerryholbrook133 kuukautta sitten
  • Xbox series x very very beautiful desine ps5

    Sahar AkhavanSahar Akhavan3 kuukautta sitten
  • Wow nothing to play exvept all the games you have already played but slightly better...errrm think i will stick with ps5's actual next gen games

    terry raggersterry raggers3 kuukautta sitten
  • How is the XSX going to rev up if there are no next gen games out yet, if it was reviving up on these X1 games then I would be worried, I’m just saying

    Jose GuzmanJose Guzman3 kuukautta sitten
    • And Cyperpunk is delayed until Dec. 10....😔

      7easton77easton73 kuukautta sitten
  • The graphics look terrible for this game. Watched on 2160px

    finalPatternfinalPattern3 kuukautta sitten
  • "Is it worth getting day one? I don't know " meanwhile it's sold out everywhere and I still haven't gotten one yet... 🤪🤪🤪 lmfao

    Agravier Thymaster LibertineAgravier Thymaster Libertine3 kuukautta sitten
    • @Pop Me 64 Congrats I'm still checking everyday trying to get one!

      Agravier Thymaster LibertineAgravier Thymaster LibertineUukausi sitten
    • I got one yesterday at a target that was a epic moment

      Pop Me 64Pop Me 642 kuukautta sitten
    • Just make sure you have money ready and keep an eye out every day

      Big PunBig Pun2 kuukautta sitten
  • "But would I buy a brand new TV, just for an Xbox Series X?" Yes, yes I would :D Buying the new console and not having a TV to support its full functionality, is the same as buying an mid/high end RTX graphics card and having a 1080p 60hz monitor. Does not make sense. Furthermore, you legitimize that game developers don't have to actually make future games catering to these improvements, because why...most people will not have a TV to support it....

    Yousuf QureshiYousuf Qureshi3 kuukautta sitten
  • 2:45 share button unnecessary. Looks like a cheesy turbo function on a cheesy controller smh

    TheCriticalMassOfTheFallacyTheCriticalMassOfTheFallacy3 kuukautta sitten
  • *PUFF PUFF* Yeah man, dude.. *PUFF PUFF*

    Clarence BoddickerClarence Boddicker3 kuukautta sitten
  • Just passing thur question do i have to go to the store to get game card and for how much... ps i have x box 360. i have. the fronz the first game. can i play that game.

    Cashmere FunkCashmere Funk3 kuukautta sitten
  • So you just said you played dirt 5 at 4k120 and its awesome then less than 2 mins later said that it only runs 1440p at 120. So which is it??

    TOP BANANATOP BANANA3 kuukautta sitten
    • @Thomas Nance im mean be honest. If you went out n spent 2-3 grand on a new tv for the console for. 4k120 gaming get ur console thwn find out that the majority of ur games are only actually gona run at 1440p120 how pissed off are you gona be knowing that you would have gotten the exact same performace out of ur old tv? Hdmi2.0 is more than cspable of doing 4k60 1080p120 1440p120 so why have we been told and convinced that we need hdmi2.1 for4k120 gaming whwn for the most part their isnt even gona be 4k120 gaming?

      TOP BANANATOP BANANA3 kuukautta sitten
    • @Thomas Nance if its only a case by case basis then fine but that just proves that there are probably only ever gona be a handfulof games that are actually programmed and optimized for 120fps on console. So there was no need to tell everyone they need the latest lgcx or samsung q90i withhdmi2.1 for 4k120 gaming because 95% of the games that come out arr only gona be running 4k60. You dont need hdmi2.1 torun 1440p120 hdmi2.0 will be more than capable of doing that. So basicly ita gona be a standard of 4k60 with a couple of tech demos and stuff to show off what the console COULD POTENTIALLY do when pushed tothe max. So again takes me backto my point thatpeople have been upsold technology they dont even need and been lied too.

      TOP BANANATOP BANANA3 kuukautta sitten
    • @Thomas Nance im wanting what was sold to us from the begining. Im wanting hard proof that the machine can do what Microsoft say it can do. I want to see games running in 4k120 on the new xbox series x. Not on pc, not running at 1440p, not randoms online saying but it will. If it will then why hasnt it been shown? If it can do it then prove it with gameplay showing off the console running at max cspacity and show us exactly what it is capable of. Im not just being a fan boy and trying to cuase a fight i will be buying both consoles anyway most likely the xbox first due to the value that game pass offers. I just want some hard evidence and proof that the machine can do what Microsoft claims it can.

      TOP BANANATOP BANANA3 kuukautta sitten
    • I'm not sure what your really wanting. The series x will be the most powerful console come nov.10th. It'll do 4k 120hz. Its all in how the developers choose to optimize they're games.for instance watch dogs legions run at 30 fps 4k 60hz.

      Thomas NanceThomas Nance3 kuukautta sitten
    • Just gotta remember its a game by game basis. Dirt 4k 60hz 1440 120 hz Halo collection 4k 60 hz 4k 120hz They're all gonna be different. Everything will be mostly 4k 60hz If your TV does 120hz then it has to have hdmi 2.1 to take advantage of series x 120hz option. If your TV is 60hz everything will be in 4k.

      Thomas NanceThomas Nance3 kuukautta sitten
  • Do the buttons on the controller rattle whenever the controller vibrates like the xbox1 controllers? I really hate that

    TOP BANANATOP BANANA3 kuukautta sitten
  • nope, a "decent pc" won't get you 4k 60fps xbox series X optimized. this is what people don't understand, u plunk down $1500 for a 2070super/2080ti gpu cpu with an intel 9700k, which is actually above "decent", and ur not gonna get 4k 30fps with raytracing ON with watchdog legions, or 4k 120fps as gears 5. or 4k 60fps in general for vast majority of games.

    P SP S3 kuukautta sitten
  • Was there no filter for Series enhancement like there is for One X enhancement? Or is that not going live until launch day? I hope they continue the trend of letting you filter that way in your library.

    Brock HatfieldBrock Hatfield3 kuukautta sitten
  • Trash box

    KingJaffeJoeKingJaffeJoe3 kuukautta sitten
  • Right now I'm getting 120hz at 1440p on my one X so is it worth upgrading just to do 4k at 60 fps? Are we buying a console with significantly better graphics or are we being sold hype?

    AJ121401 JJAJ121401 JJ3 kuukautta sitten
  • I like the size too, I actually like it more than PS5. A black box that sorta looks mysterious and elegant. I really don’t care how big these are since I don’t carry them around.

    J.Q. TianJ.Q. Tian3 kuukautta sitten
  • XBOX

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  • Nice hat Jerf.

    Colin VitaleColin Vitale3 kuukautta sitten
  • Jimmy kimmel jr

    Eddie LopezEddie Lopez3 kuukautta sitten
  • Xbox controllers just don’t do it for me

    Kiezo RFCKiezo RFC3 kuukautta sitten
  • I’m getting both Xbox for the kids and ps5 for me never really been a fan of Xbox but that quick resume feature is a brilliant feature

    Kiezo RFCKiezo RFC3 kuukautta sitten
  • I have a 1080P 144hz monitor is it still worth it to get the new Xbox ??

    TbhidekTbhidek3 kuukautta sitten
  • Wait so you can’t use an old Extra Tb hard drive that was compatible with the Original Xbox as well as the Xbox one x and the S

    TbhidekTbhidek3 kuukautta sitten
    • You can only use your older external drive for back compatible games. Can't use it for series x only games

      Steve AfanadorSteve Afanador3 kuukautta sitten
  • How about LG C9!!! is it good TV!!!

    Ahmad MelhemAhmad Melhem3 kuukautta sitten
  • He look like he take shrooms

    Dežzy WezzyDežzy Wezzy3 kuukautta sitten
  • Anyone know what type of keyboard that is? Time code 11:47. Thanks

    Nic DulmesNic Dulmes3 kuukautta sitten
  • SO, no PC features yet? The Nvidia Shield has a Browser and side loadable apps, the new consoles should really be bringing more with respect to functionality, they have the RAM and the CPU power to do anything a PC can do.

    Robert JamesRobert James3 kuukautta sitten
  • the compression in the intro 🤢

    Bubble Butt BoyBubble Butt Boy3 kuukautta sitten
  • Is Ark: Survival Evolved on back compat? Please say so

    WhurryWhurry3 kuukautta sitten
  • Why is it that my PS4 digital copy of RDR2 is 113.8 GB but yours is 121.1 GB when I thought files were going to be smaller.

    J. J.J. J.3 kuukautta sitten
    • what ps4 you have? base or pro? 4k file is bigger.

      JayzBeerzJayzBeerz3 kuukautta sitten
  • Question, if all your games are on physical discs then how does quick resume work ? Like I wouldn’t expect it to request the game disc every time you want to swap to that game, but how will it validate that you haven’t just sold on that physical disc after installing it ?

    Daniel CollinsDaniel Collins3 kuukautta sitten
    • I didn't think discs where still a thing

      Nathen BosherNathen Bosher2 kuukautta sitten
    • You need to install digital games i think.

      MarkosLXMarkosLX2 kuukautta sitten
  • My guy you dont have minecraft

    Charlieboy GamingCharlieboy Gaming3 kuukautta sitten
  • So I bought a 5tb storage space that uses the USB slot from a Microsoft store, Now it’ll be useless. Most triple A games are 100gbs, I like having all of my games on my Xbox so I don’t have too keep Re-downloading games. $219 for 1Tb sounds like a big rip off. I’ll just see for myself when it comes out.

    Irvin CardinalIrvin Cardinal3 kuukautta sitten
  • 220 долларов за карту памяти 1Tb перебор

    New UshmudinNew Ushmudin3 kuukautta sitten
  • 30 seconds to load rdr2?? I need dat

    Stephen ElderStephen Elder3 kuukautta sitten
  • I just watched a metro and tomb raider demo on the series x and it looks fantastic. I can't wait to get my ps5 and look at getting a one x when prices drop even more . I might even keep my ps4 pro and vr and get the series x yet .

    Dj👤CRANIUM👤DRUM N BASS UK🧟‍♂️Dj👤CRANIUM👤DRUM N BASS UK🧟‍♂️3 kuukautta sitten
  • How much will Xbox live be

    George JonesGeorge Jones3 kuukautta sitten
  • I honestly don't know why quick resume is a feature we need. I guess it's for those kids that are playing DOOM Eternal and all of a sudden their parents come home and they need to quickly switch back to MINECRAFT.

    Randy BradleyRandy Bradley3 kuukautta sitten
  • It's real why they design a big xbox. Big as my radio speakers. Lol

    Rowen RamnathRowen Ramnath3 kuukautta sitten

    Phoenix1Phoenix13 kuukautta sitten
  • I would like to know is it possible to do 720p 120hz?

    luk24luk243 kuukautta sitten
  • Me who just got my 4K 120hz tv 😳😳

    Jake BrandJake Brand3 kuukautta sitten
  • So good 👍👍👍

    HOT GIRLS TVHOT GIRLS TV3 kuukautta sitten
  • thanks for saying airbus the term jet engine has gotten super stale

    Gadgeto GudamuGadgeto Gudamu3 kuukautta sitten
  • the new gen xbox systems are a waste for me at launch or on pre order at big price. all the games announced are working also on xbox one at least for now. 120 fps means u need to have a 120 hz tv otherwise it wont show at 120 fps anyway. i dont have a 120 hz tv and dont want to spend another 600$ or something for a new tv and another 600$ for the system. there is not such a big difference between 60 and 120 fps for me. the games play good anyway. loading times ? does it change much waiting a minute more or a few seconds ? not for me. we are not talking about a commodore datasette here lol... i am waiting until price drops for the new gens. my xbox one works just fine for now. btw series s is garbage to me. no drive and lower specs is a waste. im not into digital at all. cant resell your games and cant buy used also and cant use your disks you already own or any dvd movie.

    moimoi3 kuukautta sitten
  • So the top feature is playing old games on a tv you havent got.....erm... is this a joke? 😂

    RC CircusRC Circus3 kuukautta sitten
  • 1) Did they upgrade the wireless NIC to WiFI 6? 2) Can you upgrade the internal SSD? I would want 2 or 4 TB SSD in there on day one. 3) Proprietary external drive port? What are they thinking? Thunderbolt 4(TB4) or USB4 would be better options. That might be a deal killer for me. 4) Will the entire backwards compatible titles work on Xbox Series X on release day? Or will they slowly be enabled on the Series X over time?

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  • the menu of xbox series x

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