Last updated on August 14th, 2020
Microsoft have confirmed Xbox Series X will be launching this November, confirming the release window and promises “thousands of games spanning four generations”.
Xbox Series X Launch Confirmed for November
In the latest post on the Xbox website, Xbox Series X has now been confirmed to be launching this November, narrowing down the holidays 2020 release window. The post also shares that Halo Infinite will not be launching with the console, but releasing in 2021 to “give more time to finish the critical work necessary…”
But Microsoft promises that there will be plenty of titles available at launch which includes “thousands of games to play, spanning four generations” with more than 100 being optimised for Xbox Series X. The optimised games can reach framerates of up to 120 frames per second with the use of Direct X raytracing. There’s also faster loading times and Quick Resume.
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The post also shares news for Xbox Game Pass Ultimate which will launch on September 15th for both PC and console, allowing players to access more than 100 games on the cloud, also allowing gamers to play via Android phone or tablet.
Here are some of the highlights listed:
- More than 50 new games planned for this year across generations and optimized for Xbox Series X, including Assassin’s Creed Valhalla, Dirt 5, Gears Tactics, Yakuza: Like a Dragon, and Watch Dogs: Legion. With Smart Delivery you only have to buy these games once to play the best versions for your console, across generations.
- New games developed for Xbox Series X and launching with Xbox Game Pass,including exclusives like The Medium, Scorn, Tetris Effect: Connected, and more.
- More than 40 popular games newly optimized to take full advantage of Xbox Series X such as Destiny 2, Forza Horizon 4, Gears 5, Ori and the Will of the Wisps, Madden NFL 21, and more.
There have also been rumours that the Xbox team will release an announcement this August for Xbox Series S, which is suppose to be a disc-free version. No news as of yet on the confirmation for the second light-weight model. There are also no details on the price for the console as well.
As Microsoft have now unveiled the release window for their console, will Sony follow suit with theirs for Playstation 5 soon? We’ll have to wait and see.
Xbox Series X will be releasing in November 2020.
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