The Console of Tomorrow

The dust has settled, the smoke has now cleared - the Xbox One has now launched worldwide. What do we think?

Read Our Impressions

Review: Ryse: Son Of Rome

Ryse: Son of Rome is a truly magnificent spectacle in terms of visuals, but is let down by extremely poor combat mechanics.

Read Our Review

Review: Forza Motorsport 5

Forza Motorsport 5 is a perfectly crafted racer that showcases the power of the Xbox One, but it somewhat held back by its lack of variety.

Read Our Review

Dead Rising 3 Is Not Your Standard Launch Title

Some have been concerned that Dead Rising 3 was becoming either too serious or too silly. Neither is really the case at this point.

Read Our Hands-on

Features

Due at launch

Smart Match

Avoid lobbies with background matchmaking and get paired with likeminded players.

Evolving Achievements

Developers can modify and add achievements over time, including limited time achievements.

Living Games

Persistent game worlds that could see your friends play against your shadow when you're not even online.

Suspend & Resume

Start right from where you left off, even in the middle of a battle or race.

Game DVR Upload Options

Record the up to the last five minutes of gameplay and upload it to Xbox Live.

Snap

Do two things at once as you snap apps side by side to use them simultaneously.

Skype

Specially designed for the Xbox One, chat with your friends in HD with group video calls for up to four people.

Internet Explorer

Explore the web on your TV.

Voice control

Control the operating system in order to load games, swtich between apps and more with just your voice.

Due in 2014

OneGuide

A personalised TV guide, letting you browse what's on and highlight you favourite channels.

Game DVR Upload Options

Whilst use the Upload Studio to post videos to Xbox Live, YouTube and Facebook won't arrive at launch.

Real Name

Use your real name to help other users search for you on Xbox Live.

UI Demo