Microsoft explained today at its "New Generation Revealed" event what you'll be getting when you pick up your shiny new Xbox One. On offer are USB 3.0 support, Wi-Fi Direct, a Blu-Ray drive, native 64-bit architecture, HDMI, and a 500 GB hard drive. The Windows kernel will be used to smooth the transition and enhance the hardware experience.
With 2 Gigabits of data processing per second, Microsoft promises "rocket-science level stuff." Overall, it's pretty impressive. Of course, we'll want games to go with all that power, but I have to say, the ability to near instantly switch apps is already enticing enough, compared to the sluggish UI of the Wii U.