The Xbox One is an eighth-generation home video game console developed by Microsoft. Released in May 2013, it is the successor to Xbox 360 and the third console in the Xbox series. Later replaced by the Xbox One S in 2016, a smaller size supporting for HDR10 and 4K video playback. It also allowed upscaling of games from 1080p to 4K. A high-end model, called the Xbox One X, was released in late 2017. It features upgraded hardware rendering games at 4K resolution.