Pre-order sales for Microsoft Corp.’s Xbox One broke records at Blockbuster LLC’s UK division in a new report.
MCV this week said pre-order demand for the Xbox One has broken all previous pre-order sales in the company’s 24-year history.
The Xbox One will utilize an 8-core AMD CPU, Radeon GPU, 8GB RAM, 500GB hard drive, Blu-ray disc drive, 802.11n Wireless with Wi-Fi Direct, HDMI, and USB 3.0.
The new Kinect, included with each Xbox One, includes a 1080p HD RGB camera and features 30 frames-per-second color, Time of Flight technology, and Microphone Arrays.
The Xbox One Controller features an integrated battery compartment, Impulse Triggers, Wi-Fi Direct Radio Stack, and a Precision Directional Pad.
Microsoft will release 15 exclusive titles to Xbox One, including eight brand new franchises.
Finally, the hardware will require an internet connection.
The Xbox One will launch later this year.