Full 4K resolution may be able to be traded in for a faster frame rate for instance, a feature that was present in the PS4 Pro version of Rise of the Tomb Raider, but will reportedly be more widespread in Xbox One X games.
This news comes as little surprise when you consider how Microsoft and Xbox have moved on from the peripheral it pushed last console generation and at the start of this one.
When it launches, the 4K console will be the most powerful on the market but at £449.99, it's also going to be the most expensive.
Those of you now saving your pennies in order to pick up one of Microsoft's brand new boxes next month may want to switch your pre-order today.
Gaming consoles should once again be top selling items this holiday, and Microsoft is getting ready with four new 500GB Xbox One S bundles to be available at select retailers including Microsoft Stores. If you can't afford an Xbox One X yet but want to jump into the Xbox ecosystem, these bundles are for you.
UK's Hammond rejects call to fund plans for 'no deal' Brexit
Addressing the House of Commons, Prime Minister May, Monday 9 October 2017 said she was preparing for a "no deal" scenario. The French negotiator is fond of warning that the "clock is ticking" on the tight two-year deadline to reach a Brexit deal.
United States ambassador commemorates the International Day of the Girl Child
We must take action now to eliminate child marriage, which violates girls' rights and holds back development. According to the Newspaper,"It clearly indicates a strong social preference for the boy child over girls".
Ozil left embarrassed as no clubs willing to meet wage demands
Mesut Ozil has been an interesting player at Arsenal . "We would be very happy if he comes back to a club in Germany, for sure". Jose Mourinho's Manchester United were seen as a possible destination as well as the major clubs in German and Spain.
"We provided free adapters for a good part of past year following X1S launch, but that program has ended", Aaron Greenberg, Microsoft's head of Xbox games marketing, said on Twitter. Needless to say, that's a vast improvement over Amazon UK's current bundle of a console with Forza 7 for £490.
If that sounds like a good deal to you, you can grab a pre-order now.
This upcoming holiday already looks like it is offering some fantastic deals for gamers and it's only October.