Microsoft officially sealed the price and release date of the Xbox Series X and Xbox Series S with a tweet. You will find all the important information about the upcoming consoles in our overview.

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The price and release date of the Xbox Series X are officially set

After the information on the price and Publication date the Xbox Series X have already been publicized by insiders, Microsoft makes it short and painless and confirmed in one Tweet the rumors:

Accordingly, the Xbox Series X will actually be 499 euros and the Xbox Series S cheap 299 euros costs. The release date is the November 10, 2020.

The Pre-orders for the console will be on 22nd September 2020 around 9 am kick off. In a completely unadorned way and without a big event, Microsoft finally redeems all waiting players and is the first to put an end to the price war with competitor Sony.

You should be longing for information Pre-orders wait, you are welcome to take a look at our practical pre-order article, where we will inform you about the best offers when September 22nd arrives. Or just watch Amazon over, the Xbox Series X is already listed there:

Xbox Series X Price & Release:

  • Of the Xbox Series X Price becomes 499 dollars be. The Xbox Series S becomes $ 299 costs.
  • The exact Xbox Series X release date is on November 10th.

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Price: how much will the Xbox Series X cost?

Microsoft publishes the price the Xbox Series X with 499 euros . Through Microsoft's funding model, named Xbox All Access, you can use the console for one monthly price of 35 dollars finance.

Also the price of the smaller version, the Xbox Series S is already known. Of the price the Xbox Series S is included 299 euros. With Xbox All Access going to be the mini version for $ 25 a month to be preserved.

Release: When will the Xbox Series X arrive?

According to Microsoft, the Xbox Series X will officially be released on November 10th 2020 appear.

When is the next announcement for Xbox Series X?

Microsoft's plan is to hold an Xbox Series X event every month. Under the name of Xbox 20/20 So regular live streams appear on the Xbox YouTube channel.

The last event took place on July 23rd. In the Xbox Games Showcase, Microsoft mainly presented Games from the in-house studios and was able to convince with a total of 22 launch games.

Design: What is the Xbox Series X like?

In contrast to its competitor Sony, Microsoft took the first step with the Xbox and unveiled the console's design. It has been known what the home console will look like since December 2019.

If you want to see the Xbox Series X premiere with your own eyes, watch this trailer:

In terms of color, Microsoft remains true to the scheme of its predecessor Xbox One, but some things have changed in structure. The Xbox Series X, like the PS5, skyrockets. The chunky and large design the console already has made for laughs and made a number of comparisons with refrigerators or other devices.

The reason for the now unwieldy exterior of the home console is due to the high level of performance inside. More power requires more energy and, above all, space for heat dissipation.

In addition to the design of the Xbox Series X, a "Mini version" the console expects. This bears the project name Xbox Lockhart or is also called Xbox Series S titled.

A Microsoft insider has revealed that the Xbox Lockhart Half the price of the Xbox Series X should cost. In terms of size and design, it should be much smaller and only as a digital version be available.

A recent one Tweet an industry insider gives additional details about the Performance and speed the mini version price. Accordingly, it should be just as fast as the Xbox Series X thanks to the built-in CPU, but with one weaker GPU and therefore probably not offer full 4K resolution.

The reveal of the Xbox Series S is said to be loud other sources in the August occur. We will inform you when more details about the event become known.

Latest pictures of the Xbox Series X

Just recently, Xbox released another video with a detailed view of the Series X. The simple design the console comes into its own and is rather inconspicuous apart from the green highlights:

Also the familiar Xbox logo must of course not be missing and is also placed at the top of the Series X:

However, the console manufacturer dares to use more color for the upper one Ventilation opening the Xbox – the typical green shines towards you:

The exterior of the Xbox Series is largely known and will probably not hold any surprises in store, if so, we will show you new pictures here.

Xbox Series X: Important Information and Details

It is in the room that that Interface and dashboard the Xbox Series should stay the same. Next minor improvements like the loading times, Microsoft is based on the predecessor Xbox One.

One service that could place the Xbox Series X clearly in front of the PS5 is Smart Delivery. This tool allows you to upgrade games that you have already purchased for the Xbox One, for example, to the upcoming console completely free. The current selection includes 14 gameswhich is very likely to be expanded.

Not only can you transfer games from the previous generation that you have already purchased to the Xbox Series X, Microsoft has also made sure that many games are in new shine appear. The console giant has optimized many favorites for the next-gen.

The possibility to experience limitless games, seems to be a big concern for Microsoft. Thanks to the PC beta app, the company is now able to make the wide world of the PC game cosmos accessible to gamers. Rumors suggest that with the Xbox Series X it will be possible to access the Steam and "Epic Games" stores.

A special feature and almost a rarity of the "Xbox Series X" controller are the exchangeable ones AA batteriesthat should provide the pad with enough energy. This shows great flexibility, but is likely to be unusual for many players. Integrated batteries are still the standard.

The Series X controller becomes one comfortable switching between all of your devices whether PC, tablet or smartphone.

A burning question that should keep many console gamers busy: What about the backward compatibility of the Xbox Series X? This will across all four generations be available and thus offer the largest possible selection of games from past years.

The developers of the Xbox SX seem particularly proud of that inner values ​​of your console especially the power of the processor.

Games come with up to 120 frames per second and in 4K flicker across the screen. The fast loading times due to the built-in 1TB SSD will be one seamless switch between your favorite games enable – without major interruptions.

The Xbox Series X also advertises with ray tracing, which is supposed to provide beautiful graphics. Take a look at what ray tracing can do:

It will be a while until the release of the Xbox Series X, until then we will keep you up to date and give you an overview. Which questions are you particularly interested in about the upcoming console? Please write us these in the comments.

Mandy Strut
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