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Microsoft launched their new Surface products but they weren’t the only great news to come out of the company.
They also had great updates on Microsoft Hololens and Xbox One and they’re all connected to Microsoft’s newest OS, Windows 10.
We’re really excited about the Microsoft Hololens. It’s the first fully untethered (no wires attached) holographic computer. It basically uses whatever space is available and project interactive images, video and more. We’ve featured the Hololens months ago and last week, they announced that they will make it available to developers. We’ll begin to see Hololens applications for education, design, healthcare and even entertainment (games, yay!). The Microsoft Hololens Development Edition will be available next year for US$3,000. Oh, and it will be powered by Windows 10.
If you’re interested in one, click here.
If you’re an Xbox One gamer, you’ll be happy to know that there will be a new Xbox One experience coming this November. This free update will be a complete redesign and will be built on the cornerstone of you guessed it, Windows 10. Microsoft says that it will provide the fastest and most social Xbox experience ever. Come November, Xbox One will get backward compatibility. Xbone gamers will be able to play Xbox 360 games on Xbox One for free. About a hundred games will be made available at launch and Microsoft promises that there will be hundreds more in the coming months. And here’s another great thing: Backward-compatible Xbox 360 games will also be playable on Windows 10 through game streaming from Xbox One to Windows 10. Check out the video below.
And the holidays will be jam packed with new Xbox One games as well. Halo 5: Guardians, Rise of the Tomb Raider,” “Forza Motorsport 6,” and “Gears of War: Ultimate Edition will be out on the Yule holidays and new gaming bundles such Xbox One “Halo 5: Guardians” Limited Edition Bundle, the Xbox One 1TB “Fallout 4” Bundle.
Full details on Xbox One and the new Xbox One experience can be found here.