Microsoft officially revealed more details about the next generation console – the Xbox Series X.
Turns out the rumors are correct, the new console will have four times the processing power of its predecessor the Xbox One.
According to Microsoft, the Xbox Series X will have “higher frame rates, larger, more sophisticated game worlds, and an immersive experience unlike anything seen in console gaming.”
The entire 12 teraflops of power is set to be the most ever for a gaming console that’s available for sale in the market.
Xbox confirmed the new specs in a Tweet, along with an 11-second video teaser.
“Power + speed + compatibility = Xbox Series X. 12 teraflops and so much more. Discover what the next generation of gaming means to Xbox.”
Other confirmed specs include: 12 Teraflops, Custom RDNA 2 & Zen 2 Processor, Variable Rate Shading, and Hardware Accelerated DirectX Raytracing.
The Xbox Series X is designed to deliver a true generational leap in processing and graphics power, featuring cutting edge techniques leading to higher framerates, more sophisticated game worlds, and an immersive experience unlike anything seen in console gaming before.
“With Xbox Series X, POWER means games that look incredible and feel alive.”
Thanks to its graphical powerhouse, other features are certain to enhance one’s gaming experience like no other. Players across the world can enjoy video games at the next level!
One feature that stands out the most is Quick Resume, which will enable players to play and resume multiple games from a paused state almost immediately.
The Xbox Series X will also support backward compatibility, supporting four generations of Xbox games: from Xbox One, Xbox 360, original Xbox, and Series X.
If you’ve collected a bunch of Xbox games, there’s no reason for you to sell them online or throw them out yet!
There’s also a newly-announced feature called Smart Delivery, allowing players to buy a new game without the worry of what console version it is. The brand new Xbox will automatically know.
If you buy an Xbox One-compatible game, you can have it upgraded to the Xbox Series X for free.
Phil Spencer, Head of Xbox, released a statement:
“This technology empowers you to buy a game once and know that— whether you are playing it on Xbox One or Xbox Series X— you are getting the right version of that game on whatever Xbox you’re playing on.”
Seems like more details about the new Xbox Series X will be revealed at E3 later this year.
The next generation of consoles is expected to exceed the best graphical power and processing speed we know of so far. As a result, players can experience both in games that look visialy astounding and immersive.
The innovative leaps in CPU, GPU, and storage technology is also a game-changer!For now, we’ve compiled what we know so far about this hyped, next-generation console.