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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.
The Ubisoft Forward online event brought forth several announcements, including the release date for Watch Dogs: Legion, which is set for launch on October 29, 2020 for the Xbox One / Series X, PlayStation 4 / 5, Stadia as well as Windows PC platforms. It’s built with a next-gen concept and introduces “Play as Anyone,” a never-before-seen gameplay innovation that gives players the entire city of London to choose their roster of resistance members from. Read more for two videos, including an in-depth gameplay dive, and additional information.
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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.
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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’s Xbox Game Pass Ultimate 3-month pass is currently being offered with three free additional months for $44.99, today only. In addition to Xbox Live Gold, Xbox Game Pass Ultimate members will now regularly receive new benefits including DLC, in-game content and more – all free and included with membership. Product page. Read more for a video about Perks and additional information.
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The Sony PlayStation 5 and Microsoft Xbox Series X are two next-generation consoles that gamers will be comparing for years to come. Whether it be the GPU, CPU or storage, there’s no shortage of high-end components. Both consoles will be powered by AMD CPU and GPU hardware as well as support hardware ray tracing, running Zen 2 CPUs alongside Navi 2x GPUs. Read more for a video and additional information.
Before diving into new hardware details, Microsoft wanted to assure gamers that their new Xbox Series X console is nowhere near as large as a 70-inch fridge, as it stands at just 11.85 inches tall. So, there will be no surprises there. On the hardware side, the Xbox team confirmed that thew new console will be powered by an 8 core AMD Zen 2 CPU and an RDNA 2-class GPU. Read more for a hands-on and tech demo videos.