Microsoft is set to launch its Xbox Series X console on November 10th for $499 with additional Xbox series X All Access program for 24 months through the Xbox All Access program.
Pre-orders for the new X console will begin on September 22nd. The Xbox All Access bundle splits the cost of an Xbox console, Xbox Game Pass Ultimate and the Xbox Live
Microsoft says, New services empower you to discover more games—and bring you closer to the games and creators and streamers you love. The cloud creates a massive opportunity to stream console-quality games and play with the people you want, wherever you want. And for many of us, nothing is more inspiring than the dawn of a new console generation.
To add on, “Xbox Series X is our fastest, most powerful console ever, designed for a console generation that has you at its centre. This means a high-fidelity gaming experience enclosed in a quiet and bold design, with the ability to discover thousands of games across four generations, all with more playing and less waiting.”
Features of the Xbox Series X
Compared to the previous generation, Xbox Series X represents a superior balance of power and speed in console design, advancing on all technological fronts to delivering amazing, dynamic, living worlds and minimize any aspects that can take you out of the experience.
It comes with the Next Generation Custom Processor leveraging AMD’s latest Zen 2 and RDNA 2 architectures that deliver four times the processing power of an Xbox One.
Xbox Series X delivers a true generational leap in processing and graphics power with cutting edge techniques resulting in higher framerates, larger, more sophisticated game worlds, and immersive experience unlike anything seen in console gaming.
Hardware-accelerated DirectX Raytracing: You can expect more dynamic and realistic environments powered by hardware-accelerated DirectX Raytracing – a first for console gaming.
It comes Four generations of gaming: Existing Xbox One games, including backwards-compatible Xbox 360 and original Xbox games, including titles in Xbox Game Pass, benefit from steadier framerates, faster load times and improved resolution and visual fidelity.
The Xbox Series X specifications
CPU: 8x Cores @ 3.8 GHz (3.6 GHz w/ SMT) Custom Zen 2 CPU
GPU: 12 TFLOPS, 52 CUs @ 1.825 GHz Custom RDNA 2 GPU
Process: 7nm Enhanced
Memory: 16 GB GDDR6 w/ 320b bus
Memory Bandwidth: 10GB @ 560 GB/s, 6GB @ 336 GB/s
Internal Storage: 1TB Custom NVME SSD with 1TB Expandable Storage
External Storage: USB 3.2 External HDD Support
Optical Drive: 4K UHD Blu-Ray Drive
Performance Target: 4K @ 60 FPS, Up to 120 FPS