During E3 2017 in June, Microsoft announced a handful of first-party games that will be getting patches to make the most of the Xbox One X.

The new console will be on sale from 7 November and while it will play any existing and future Xbox One game, plus many Xbox 360 games through backward compatibility, it is also considerably more powerful than its stablemates and therefore capable of playing them in native 4K and, often, at 60fps.

That depends on developers updating their games, so won't be available for all games in the back catalogue - they need to be patched first - but a few have been announced so far, including Gears of War 4 and Forza Horizon 3.

Now we have confirmation that the daddy of the lot will be getting an all-new 4K refresh: Halo 5: Guardians. It might be enough to sell the new console on its own.

Developer 343 Industries promises that more details will be revealed in time, including release date for the patch, but it's exciting that the latest Master Chief outing will be getting a pin sharp graphical upgrade. We cannot wait.

The Xbox One X will cost £450 on its release in November, but from what we saw at E3 2017 it is the equivalent of an expensive gaming PC in a small black box you tuck under your telly. And what price would you put on that?