Microsoft’s Surface Duo dual-screen smartphone is finally launching on September 10th, but it’ll cost you a hefty $1,399. Featuring two 5.6-inch AMOLED screens (1,800 x 1,350 resolution each) that combine together to form a 8.1-inch display, Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 855 processor, 6GB of RAM, up to 256GB of UFS 3.0 internal storage, an 11MP camera, USB-C 3.1 connectivity, and a 3,577mAh battery. Read more for two videos and additional information.
Photo credit: Zak S | Ars Technica
There’s been rumors about a lower end Xbox console to complement the Series X, and these leaked controller images from Twitter user Zak S may have just confirmed it. This controller utilizes the same wireless protocol introduced by the Xbox One, and is backward compatible with existing Xbox One consoles. It supports the Bluetooth Low Energy standard, which enables it to pair with mobile devices and other hardware, complete with standard USB-C charging. Read more for additional pictures.
It’s been over 15-years since Forza Motorsport was first released, and the franchise has expanded beyond the player-to-player connection and immersion delivered through state-of-the-art realism. The latest installment, set for release on the Xbox Series X, focuses on speed and power. A next-generation platform provides the team an opportunity to connect players to the Forza universe, and to one another, like you’ve never seen before. Read more for two videos and additional information.
We’re just months away from the Xbox Series X launch, and today, we get a sneak peek at some early Halo Infinite footage, or 8-minutes of campaign gameplay to be exact. In this installment, Master Chief plays a more central role than in Halo 5: Guardians, set on a Halo ring, equipped with Mark VI armor, which returns to the design seen in Halo 2 and Halo 3. Read more for the video and additional information.
Microsoft teamed up with Meteoblue to offer gamers realistic and accurate weather in the upcoming release of Flight Simulator 2020. Meteoblue divided Earth into 250 million boxes, and the wind speed, temperature, humidity, pressure and other factors, are measured within each box. The model model also includes 60 separate atmospheric layers that reach all the way up into the stratosphere, so you’ll experience various conditions as you climb or descend for a landing. Read more for two videos and additional information.
Photo credit: Martin Hajek
Conceptual artist Martin Hajek is back at it again, and this time, it has nothing to do with Apple. He has created a Tesla Cybertruck-inspired Xbox Series X that wouldn’t look out of place in Elon Musk’s home, complete with a stainless steel low-poly shell with a matching game controller. Aside from the aesthetics, everything else looks to be the same. Read more for additional pictures.
Here’s a first look at actual Xbox Series X gameplay, and Microsoft’s goal is to launch the next-gen console and Halo Infinite this holiday season. Currently, all 15 Xbox Game Studios teams are working on games for Xbox Series X and Xbox Game Pass. The company also confirms games that utilize Smart Delivery, which ensures that you always play the best version of the games you own for your console, across generations. Read more for two videos and additional information.
Microsoft’s Surface Book 3 is the company’s most powerful laptop ever, providing up to 50% more performance than Surface Book 2 and up to 17.5 hours of battery life, making it a worthy MacBook Pro competitor. Available in 13″or 15″ models, it features a high-DPI PixelSense Display, smooth, precise trackpad, comfortable keyboard and the performance of 10th Generation Intel Core™ processors as well as a choice of discrete NVIDIA GeForce GTX or Quadro RTX GPUs. Read more for two videos and additional information.
Photo credit: Joseph Dumary via Yanko Design
Xbox Series X is coming out this winter, but you can rest assured that some Microsoft engineers are already working on its successor. Think of Project Oris as an all-in-one gaming console, smart speaker and projector. You can either connect it to an external display or project the image onto a flat surface at 8K resolution and in HDR. Read more for a video, additional pictures and information.
Microsoft is no stranger to releasing limited-edition Xbox consoles, and their latest one is themed after the upcoming Cyberpunk 2077 game. This special Xbox One X console features glow in the dark accents, laser etchings, a blue LED light up front, custom panels, and even a custom controller. No other information has been released other than it will be available in June, three months ahead of the game’s release. Read more for a leaked video and additional information.