Microsoft reveals first details of new XboxOne console

The battle for the hearts and wallets of the UK’s console gamers intensified last week, with Microsoft releasing details of Xbox successor XboxOne.

The console, which launches this year, features a Blu-ray player and has a strong focus on TV and entertainment as well as console gaming. Users can do two things at once, such as Skype while watching TV.

Sony will unveil details about its upcoming PS4 console at the E3 show in Los Angeles on 10 June.