After the technical data of the Xbox Series S was leaked, Microsoft had to react and officially present the entry-level console. But there remains a teaser on the "most compact Xbox of all time", which will offer "next-gen performance" for 300 euros. The Xbox Series S is "completely digital, offers faster loading times, higher frame rates, more dynamic game worlds and next-generation performance". The target is 1440p gaming with up to 120 fps, a 512 GB SSD is installed (half the size of the Xbox Series X). Direct X ray tracing is on board. The release is on November 10th, 2020.
It has recently become official that there will be an Xbox Series S and that the console will cost around 300 euros. Now Microsoft has announced that the Xbox Series S will hit the US market on November 10th.
Previous information about the Xbox Series S:
- As Microsoft has announced, the Xbox Series S will go on sale on November 10th at a price of around 300 euros. The console is around 60 percent smaller than the Xbox Series X. (buy now ).
- It is now also official that the Xbox Series S can display games natively in 1440p with 120 fps and that the Xbox games can also be upscaled to UHD resolution using 4K upscaling. The larger Xbox Series X, on the other hand, is – according to Microsoft – able to compute games natively in UHD with (up to) 120 fps.
- The driveless Xbox Series S is to be marketed as an Xbox console for the Xbox Game Pass. Games can be found on the NVMe SSD with 512 gigabytes of space (Xbox Series X: 1 TB) or on an SSD expansion card that is also compatible with the Series X.
- Similar to the Xbox Series X, the Xbox Series S also supports the variable rate shading and variable refresh rate functions. Content from Netflix, Amazon Prime Video & Co. can be played directly in UHD.
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