Microsoft exec enthuses about "no compromise" Xbox One X

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And although we revealed Project Scorpio as Xbox One X at E3 2017 earlier this year, the code-name will live on in the Scorpio Engine that powers the console, as well as in this limited edition console. "One of the things we want to do is, for some of those games, get you all those updates before Xbox One X launches so that when you get your console you plug it in and you're in those awesome wonderful games", said Xbox and Windows Platform at Microsoft ‎Corporate Vice President Mike Ybarra.

Greenberg explained that, while Microsoft doesn't know what kind of share of Xbox One family sales will be taken by Xbox One X consoles, they're really trying to manufacture as many as they possibly can.

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The limited-edition bundle features a custom-designed grass block console and iconic green Creeper controller, Minecraft system sounds, and a vertical stand. That'll make games look even sharper than when they're upscaled on the Xbox One S.

"We've been doing that with PS3 and PC, PS4 and PC most recently with Street Fighter 5 and Rocket League and other games. So we're talking to them and we're hopeful that they'll be supportive of it", he said. Last but not least, Xbox One X is capable of doing anything that the older console is able to do.

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Numerous reports are saying that fans who turned in their Xbox One S 1TB Edition have received $200 discounts.

Further, to increase the number of games for the console against the Sony Playstation 4 Pro, Microsoft is working with third-party game studios to make sure that the Xbox One titles run smoothly on the Xbox One X. Over 100 titles have been confirmed for optimization by Microsoft.

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The hardware components of the Xbox One X are expensive, and margins are likely razor thin at the $499.99 retail price Microsoft is charging for the new Xbox.

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