Microsoft’s Xbox One is now two years old, and it’s been doing some growing up. It launched as a powerful game console with an included camera and a plethora of media features. The Kinect camera has fallen to the wayside, and the emphasis is now on a recent interface overhaul, a bigger hard drive, and limited backward compatibility.
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Out of all of the participants in the forthcoming next-generation console war, the Xbox One has had the most to prove. Unlike the Sony PS4, which has been championed by gaming industry pundits and media alike, Microsoft’s console met with outright hostility when it was first announced and in the months that followed it was one PR disaster after another.