Xbox have unveiled their next-gen console which will be coming out in 2020.
Previously called ‘Xbox Project Scarlett’, video gaming brand giants Xbox has revamped the name, which will now be known as the new ‘Series X Console’.
The official announcement was made at the Game Awards 2019 earlier today in Los Angeles, California.
The console is set to release next year, although no specific date nor the price of it has yet been disclosed.
Microsoft – the owner of Xbox – showed off ‘Senua’s Saga: Hellblade II’, a sequel to the award-winning ‘Hellblade: Senua’s Sacrifice’, designed and developed for the new console.
The company shared the first image of the Series X console on Twitter, captioning it: “Introducing the new Xbox Series X. Power your dreams.”
The Series X will support 8K gaming, with frame rates of up to 120 fps, alongside ray tracing and variable refresh rate support, according to Microsoft.
Also, it will be backward compatible and would support ‘thousands’ of titles which are already playable on the Xbox One and other consoles. While industry-leading services like Xbox Game Pass will be available when the gamers power on their Xbox Series X.
At the event, Xbox chief Phil Spencer said: “Xbox Series X will be our fastest, most powerful console ever and set a new bar for performance, speed and compatibility, allowing you to bring your gaming legacy, thousands of games from three generations and more forward with you.
“Alongside Xbox Series X, we also unveiled the new Xbox Wireless Controller. Its size and shape have been refined to accommodate an even wider range of people, and it also features a new Share button to make capturing screenshots and game clips simple and an advanced d-pad derived from the Xbox Elite Series 2 Wireless Controller.
“The new Xbox Wireless Controller will be compatible with Xbox One and Windows 10 PCs, and will be included with every Xbox Series X.”
Watch the official reveal in the video below!
Speaking to GameSpot, Spencer further stated: “We wanted to design a console where the form was driven by the function.”
It would also boast a super-fast SSD that will ‘virtually eliminate load times.’
Sources report that Microsoft plan on releasing a second, cheaper and less powerful console alongside the Series X.
Gamers are surely in for a treat from Xbox in 2020!