Microsoft chose the Game Awards stage for announce and officially present Xbox Series X, the next-gen console that will come to Christmas 2020. Known to date with the name of Scarlett, Xbox Series X will be the most powerful Microsoft gaming platform ever made, the keywords will be speed and compatibility. Characterized by an aesthetic that does not go unnoticed – it is similar to that of a PC – the new console will offer one four times more processing power than Xbox One X in the most silent and efficient way possible.
Xbox Series X, besides being compatible with four generations of games (Xbox Original, Xbox 360, One, Series X), with all current accessories and services, it can be oriented both vertically and horizontally. The console will allow you to play the games in 4K to 60FPS, with the possibility of reaching i 120 frame rates per second. Support confirmed variable update rate (VRR) e at 8K resolution.
Powered by a processor custom designed using the latest one new generation Zen 2 and RDNA architecture of AMD, Xbox Series X will also support the ray tracing with hardware acceleration. Technology Variable Rate Shading (VRS) will also allow developers to take full advantage of the GPU and the next generation SSD will significantly reduce load times.
Taking advantage of technology Auto Low Latency Mode (ALLM) and offering developers new features including the Dynamic Latency Input (DLI), Xbox Series X will be the most responsive console ever. The new console has also been designed "for a future in the cloud"with the integration of exclusive hardware and software features.
Xbox Series X will be accompanied by new wireless controller whose size and shape have been refined to fit an even wider range of people. The new generation peripheral will present an unpublished work button "Share"which will simplify the acquisition of screen shots and game clips and an advanced D-Pad taken from the Xbox Elite Series 2 wireless controller. The new controller will obviously be compatible with PC, Xbox One and Windows 10 and will be included with every Xbox X Series.
The price uncertainty remains to be resolved, but there is still time to find out, given that the arrival of the console in the shops is set for Christmas 2020.