Microsoft Unveils New Xbox Gaming Console

May 22, 2013 Updated Nov 22, 2013 at 8:37 PM EDT

By Mitch Simon

May 22, 2013 Updated Nov 22, 2013 at 8:37 PM EDT

(WKBW) - After months of speculation and rumors, Microsoft Tuesday unveiled it's next generation console called the Xbox One.

The Xbox One will support an all new dashboard allowing players to multitask while in different programs. It also enables simultaneous moving streaming, television, and gaming.

Through it's Kinect feature, users will be able to use their voive to activate the game console and all of it's features. It will also use gesture control to manipulate the Xbox homescreen.

In addition, the Xbox One will integrate into your television and cable, by including features for viewers to easilty find their favorite show and channels through voice coommand, and find programs based on what is trending around the world.

One of the new features never seen before in a gaming console is the ability for users to Skype with their friends while watching TV shows or playing games, changing the way we connect with out friends through gaming.

Microsoft is calling Xbox One a place where games push the boundaries of realism and  television obeys your every command.

Xbox One is expected to be released later this year. For more information, click HERE.