Published On: Sun, Dec 15th, 2019

Xbox Series X is Microsoft’s next-gen console, nearing late-2020

If we didn’t watch final night’s Game Awards, we might have missed it. But Xbox Series X is a company’s  next-generation console, and will be nearing in late 2020. Thankfully, Microsoft has pleasantly cataloged all of a images, media and even a small information online. Oh, and we’ll roughly positively be conference a LOT some-more about a Xbox Series X before it arrives for a holidays in 2020.

Xbox conduct Phil Spencer has a flattering prolonged relapse over on a a central blog. But let’s start with a apparent here. The Series X looks…different. Surely a meme makers are already operative overtime on this one, though to my mind, it looks like a some-more normal PC or maybe even a router.

It’s high (around 3 times as high as a predecessor), it’s rectangular, it’s black. It’s sincerely minimalist. A lot of people seem to be comparing it to a refrigerator, that is fine. Honestly, we consider it’s got that operative for it. Surely copiousness of people are looking for something that some-more seamlessly blends in with a surroundings.

The final few generations have found consoles transforming from specialty equipment into catch-all media players, and there’s something to be pronounced for a product that can lay on your shelf, mostly undetected. Notably, a blocky pattern means that a console can be oriented possibly plumb or horizontally, depending on your spacing needs.

The latest chronicle of a Xbox Wireless Controller arrives alongside a new system, because, well, you’re going to need something to control it with. It’s a bit smaller than a prior version, “refined to accommodate an even wider operation of people,” per Spencer.

The buttons are mostly intact, with a further of a Share symbol for holding screenshots and diversion clips. The new controllers boat with a complement and will be concordant with both a Xbox One and Windows 10 systems.

Speaking of comparison systems, a Series X is set adult to support back harmony for all comparison systems, along with Xbox One accessories. Per Spencer:

Building on a harmony promise, with Xbox Series X we’re also investing in consumer-friendly pathways to diversion tenure opposite generations.

Leading a approach with a first-party titles including Halo Infinite in 2020, we’re committed to ensuring that games from Xbox Game Studios support cross-generation entitlements and that your Achievements and diversion saves are common opposite devices.

Spec information is still flattering light for this initial pass, though Spencer promises 4K playback during 60FPS (with potentially adult to 120FPS) and support for both Variable Refresh Rate (VRR) and 8K capability:

Powered by a custom-designed processor leveraging a latest Zen 2 and subsequent era RDNA design from a partners during AMD, Xbox Series X will broach hardware accelerated ray tracing and a new turn of opening never before seen in a console. Additionally, a law Variable Rate Shading (VRS) record will concede developers to get even some-more out of a Xbox Series X GPU and a next-generation SSD will probably discharge bucket times and move players into their gaming worlds faster than ever before.

The Series X will also, naturally, have an eye on cloud gaming, in further to local hardware. Tonight’s betray also featured a hide preview of a arriving Ninja Theory title, Senua’s Saga: Hellblade II.

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