How would you like a side of Xbox with your turkey this Thanksgiving? Microsoft has confirmed that its flagship next-gen console, the Xbox Series X, will be available to buy sometime in November. While the company didn’t reveal an exact release date, we’re presuming that it’ll hit retailers by the end of that month, which is when the holiday shopping season typically begins (good luck finding one).
“There will be thousands of games to play, spanning four generations, when Xbox Series X launches globally this November and over 100 optimized for Xbox Series X titles, built to take full advantage of our most powerful console, are planned for this year,” wrote Microsoft. “And with brand new console features like hardware-accelerated Direct X raytracing, framerates up to 120 frames per second, faster loading times, and Quick Resume for multiple games, playing will look and feel better, no matter which games you choose to play on day one.”
- 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.
….this is all well and good, but when is Microsoft going to let us know what the Xbox Series X will ultimately cost? This pricing game it’s playing with Sony is getting extremely tiresome.