Microsoft Corp. this week said the Xbox One will include a new Friends App for social functionality.

The Friends App will allow users to follow other Xbox Live members and view their information, like game scores and Achievements.

In addition, users can follow back to view when each member is online or what Achievements are awarded in real time.

Finally, Xbox One will feature two types of Achievements – Xbox 360-type achievements and time-based challenges. New challenges will require to complete an objective within a certain amount of time either solo or as a group.

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 Xbox One Day One Edition includes the Xbox One hardware, Kinect camera, Day One Controller, Xbox Live 14-Day Trial, Day One Achievement, Premium Packaging and Decal.

Launch titles include Forza Motorsport 5, Ryse: Son of Rome, and Dead Rising 3.

It will be sold Nov. 22.

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