Consoles are changing. Whereas once they were effectively islands, with a catalogue of games distinct from the hardware that both preceded and superseded them, this new era of hardware brings in the idea of overlapping libraries.
The Xbox One X represents this brave new world for Microsoft, and it represents a pretty significant departure from what’s come before. Put simply, there will be no Xbox One X exclusives, only Xbox One games.
This means that while developers will be free to make games that only run on the original Xbox One (more on this later), any games developed for the One X will also need to be playable on the older hardware.
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