On Monday evening, Floodgate opened about Microsoft’s plans to launch next-gen consoles. Multiple reports, with a video snippet telling, put an exclamation mark on the company’s leaked aspirations to launch the “Xbox Series X” console (Announced late 2019) By the end of the year next to a cheaper, smaller “Xbox Series S” model.
Hours after the reports went live, Microsoft confirmed it The Xbox Series S really does exist. Described by Microsoft as the “smallest Xbox ever”, the new console will launch at a price of 29 9,299.
Longtime micro .ft-tracking reporter Brad Sons made headlines on Monday with him. Screenshots that clearly show the Xbox Series S design, Color white and, next to the price, about half the size of an Xbox Series X: 299. In development under the Lockhart code name, With Series X (codenamed Scarlett).
S marks the place
If Previous reports, The Series S will debut with the many similar technological leaps found in the Series X found and may include features “Accelerated Architecture” for fast game loading Or fancy graphical effects like ray tracing. But the Series S subsidizes the “next-gen” for its much lower power, with lower pixel resolution (such as 1080p) or lower frame rates to reduce the cost of the console. Sams and other reporters have estimated the rendering level at the top of about 4 teraflops for the Series S in comparison. Aspirations of 12 TF power and 4K resolution of Series X.. Microsoft did not elaborate on the capabilities of the Xbox Series S beyond the vague description of “Next-General Performance”.
In August Gust, Ars Technica was enabled Confirm the name of the cheapest console, Thanks to sources familiar with Microsoft’s plans and the early launch of its controller (whose “compatibility” list mentions “Xbox Series X / S”).
Shortly after the Sams report came alive, Windows Central Report A similar price point for the Series S, with a claim that the Xbox Series X will launch at 499. Citing “sources” in the WC report, it claimed that both consoles would launch on November 10, but the report did not specify in which area the launch would cover. (Microsoft had Earlier confirmed the “November” console launch for the Series X..)
Monday’s reports were followed by images of the Series S. Leaked snippet of Series S’s announced video, shared by Twitter user “_h0x0d_”. “This four-second video includes a sleek animation placed side by side on both new consoles, then sliding into a transparent version of the Series X chassis to emphasize the comparison of the Series S size. At the time, one narrator describes” how small it is. Is. “
What the narrator doesn’t say in this short clip is that the Series S seems to be missing the disk drive on its front face or other visible sides. Even after the MicroSF’s Series S is confirmed, it’s unclear whether the disk drive exists on the other side, but it will be a huge design departure for the Xbox, which has been placing disk-drive slots just like its console power buttons for years. . So, ignore disk drives as a way to get the price down to $ 299 get and focus on digital-download subscription packages ahead. Xbox Game PassIs possible.
Instead, the video shows the top array of holes that look like dot patterns found on the edges. Xbox One X., Dotted on one of its sides, with a -l-black rounded panel-possibly to enable more venting. With the exception of the large circle-vent item, the design similarity of the Xbox One X to the Xbox One X isn’t exactly surprising, given that Microsoft listed all Xbox One X consoles earlier this year – which Asked us to guess that the Xbox Series S is taking its place In the Xbox hierarchy.
Windows Central’s report includes a suggestion that the Series S will offer ના 25 / month with the “Xbox All Access” financing option while the Series X will be available for X / 35 / month. The exact terms of such an agreement, and whether it may include features such as Xbox Live Gold and Xbox Game Pass, have not been confirmed.
As of press time, Microsoft has not commented on Windows Central’s possible launch date of November 10 or the Xbox Series X priced at $ 499. Tuesday’s Twitter post at the beginning of it ended with a promise to provide more information: “Look forward to sharing more! Coming soon. Promise.”
This article has been updated since its original publication. It now includes the acceptance of the Xbox Series S from Micro .ft In a Twitter post.
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