Check out Microsoft’s full statement below:
“At Xbox, we’re making massive investments to forge the future of gaming—a future that puts the player at the center of the Xbox experience. We continue to build great games for Xbox One. We continue to build out Game Pass, now with more than 10 million members across Xbox console and PC. We’re previewing Project xCloud in 15 countries so gamers can play games with their friends on any device. And we’re working hard on the next-generation of console gaming with Xbox Series X—the fastest, most powerful console we’ve ever built which includes backward compatibility with thousands of Xbox games and all Xbox One accessories. As we ramp into the future with Xbox Series X, we’re taking the natural step of stopping production on Xbox One X and Xbox One S All-Digital Edition. Xbox One S will continue to be manufactured and sold globally. Gamers can check with their local retailers for more details on Xbox One hardware availability.”
Microsoft cited the development of its next-gen game console, the Xbox Series X, as well as continued support for digital services like Xbox Game Pass and XCloud as reasons for ending production on the One X and One S digital.
Confirmed Xbox Series X Games
Previously, the Xbox One X was deemed Microsoft’s most powerful console, capable of rendering graphics in native 4K while uprezzing older games. IGN reviewed the Xbox One X and awarded the system a 9 writing, “The Xbox One X is a very impressive collection of hardware crammed into a sleek case. It runs cool and quiet as it delivers performance a step above any of its console competitors.”
For everything on the upcoming Xbox Series X, including specs and games, check out IGN’s Xbox Series X comparison.
Matt T. M. Kim is a reporter for IGN.