Xbox One's multitasking dashboard

Computer games say that consoles are too weak for their needs and that they can’t do enough compared to a strong PC. Xbox One hopes to change this perception.

It’s getting down to the wire for Sony and Microsoft as the two tech companies make the final preparations for the launch of the next-generation PlayStation 4 and Xbox One video game consoles. Not wanting to miss an opportunity to tout its console’s nifty multimedia features, Microsoft has released a new “trailer” for the Xbox One to go along with its revamped website.

The video showcases the Xbox One’s Kinect-enabled voice-controlled switching between any of the myriad gaming and entertainment features, one of the new highlights that Microsoft has championed since it unveiled the console in May.

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