The big­gest leaps in Xbox tech

From launch clas­sics to graph­i­cal in­no­va­tors, these ti­tles all pushed the vir­tual en­ve­lope

XBox: The Official Magazine - - OXM INVESTIGATES -

In the 17 years since Xbox hit shelves, Mi­crosoft has been at the cut­ting edge of ad­vanc­ing graph­ics tech. Halo: Com­bat

Evolved rewrote the FPS rule­book, in­tro­duc­ing sprawl­ing en­vi­ron­ments that em­bar­rassed the corridor shoot­ers of old. Four years later, Kameo un­leashed thou­sands of on­screen en­e­mies thanks to the power of Xbox 360. A gen­er­a­tion down the line, Xbox One shoved the en­ve­lope through that dig­i­tal let­ter­box like never be­fore, with Ryse al­most pass­ing for an X-rated Pixar flick. Most re­cently, Xbox One X has se­duced our peep­ers with crisp 4K fare like Forza 7. Read on, as we look back at the games that brought huge leaps in Xbox tech.

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