The Xbox is the name of Microsoft's line of consoles for The Ninth Generation of Console Video Games, and the fourth generation of the Xbox console family, following their third console line, the Xbox One. It is divided between two consoles; the powerful, premium Xbox Series X and the smaller, less powerful, value-oriented Xbox Series S. Collectively, they are referred to as Xbox Series X|S. Both consoles will be released on November 10, 2020.
Xbox Series XProcessors
- CPU: AMD Zen 2-based CPU with 8 cores running at 3.8 GHz (3.6 GHz with simultaneous multithreading)
- GPU: Custom AMD Radeon RDNA 2 based GPU with 52 CUs at a frequency up to 1.825GHz, for a sustained performance of 12.15 TFLOPs
- 16 GB of GDDR6 SDRAM with a 320-bit bus (10 GB at 560 GB/s, 6 GB @ 336 GB/s)
- 1 TB NVMe based SSD with a raw throughput of 2.4 GB/s, though a compression block can raise the throughput to about 4.8 GB/s.
- 4K UHD Blu-ray drive.
Xbox Series SProcessors
- CPU: AMD Zen 2-based CPU with 8 cores running at 3.6 GHz (3.4 GHz with simultaneous multithreading)
- GPU: Custom AMD Radeon RDNA 2 based GPU with 20 CUs at a frequency up to 1.55GHz, for a sustained performance of 4 TFLOPs
- 10 GB of GDDR6 SDRAM with a 128-bit bus (8 GB at 224 GB/s, 2 GB @ 56 GB/s)
- 512 GB NVMe based SSD with a raw throughput of 2.4 GB/s, though a compression block can raise the throughput to about 4.8 GB/s.
- No optical drive.
Both consoles can have their storage expanded using either a proprietary 1 TB expansion card or USB 3.2 external HDDs. The Series X is targeting a performance of 4K at 60 FPS, with frame rates up to 120 FPS, while the Series S is targeting 1440p at 60 FPS, also with frame rates up to 120 FPS.
The Xbox Series line of consoles supports all games released on the Xbox One, with the exception of Kinect-based titles. This includes original Xbox and Xbox 360 games that were made playable on Xbox One.
Games announced or released
- Assassin's Creed: Valhalla
- The Ascent
- Balan Wonderworld
- Bright Memory Infinite
- Call Of The Sea
- Crossfire X
- Cyberpunk 2077
- DiRT 5
- Forza Motorsport (the unnumbered eighth one)
- The Gunk
- Halo Infinite
- Hogwarts Legacy
- Phantasy Star Online 2: New Genesis
- Resident Evil: Village
- Scarlet Nexus
- Second Extinction
- Senuas Saga Hellblade II
- State Of Decay 3
- Watch Dogs: Legion
- Yakuza: Like a Dragon