Microsoft had much to discuss during E3 2019 this year, but one of the more important announcements came towards the end of the press conference when the company finally unveiled the details for its next generation Xbox plans, codenamed Scarlett. Indeed, Scarlett could refer to multiple consoles – the company has confirmed that the next-generation system will be introduced in the 2020 holiday period.
Microsoft also announced that Halo: Infinite will be a Scarlett launch title for the first time A halo game is an Xbox starting game since the original Halo: Combat Evolved was developed for the first Xbox.
Microsoft kept many of its Scarlett cards near its chest, choosing instead to talk mainly about its internal hardware. The console, whose final name is still pending, will be "four times" more powerful than the Xbox One X, according to Microsoft. The company went on to say that Scarlett includes a tailored AMD processor that supports both 8K resolution, 1
One detail that is not included in the Xbox press conference we've heard since, is that Scarlett has a drive that lets you play physical disks. It also supports all existing Xbox One games and accessories. Xbox boss Phil Spencer also shared some thoughts in an interview after the conference, in which he talks about future console generations and does not necessarily need new hardware.
Scarlett was touted as "a greater leap than any generation of us" during the conference. "Spencer also described it as the" most powerful and powerful console we've ever developed. "Microsoft has also made it very clear that the system was explicitly designed for games, a clear departure from the original unveiling of the Xbox One before E3 Everything we know about Xbox Scarlett – including the alleged budget alternative – Our understanding of the next-generation Xbox scene has been that Microsoft has more than one system – much like the Xbox One S and the more powerful Xbox One X. Scarlett is said to be the most powerful next-generation Xbox systems, and it's the only one discussed during the conference.
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