If you’re interested in all things Xbox and want the “latest and greatest” version of Microsoft’s home console, know that the Xbox Series X will launch sometime in November of this year. Although the next-gen Xbox console has no price tag, it’s still slated for this holiday season.
As of right now, there is the OG Xbox, Xbox 360, Xbox One, Xbox One S, Xbox One S All Digital, and Xbox One X on the market. There are rumors of an Xbox Series S joining the fray, but right now, it looks like Xbox Series X will launch ahead of the rumored cost-efficient console come this November.
The news announcing the next-gen Xbox launch window comes from news.xbox.com, which outlines what games will debut later this year for the green brand’s Xbox Series X without detailing the price point:
Xbox Series X Launches this November with Thousands of Games Spanning Four Generations
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. 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.
Playing your favorite games and franchises across four generations of Xbox was a key tenet for us in the next generation of console gaming. This commitment means that you will have access to thousands of titles across four generations of content – from Xbox, Xbox 360, and Xbox One.
Our back compat team continues to develop new innovations that can be applied to a curated list of titles that will enhance them even further than was possible when they were originally created. These optimizations include the ability to render titles with increased resolutions up to 4K, delivering new HDR reconstruction techniques to games that were developed years before HDR came into existence, applying anisotropic filtering to improve image quality, and creating ways to increase or double the frame rate of certain titles.
Whether you’ve played for years or have just recently picked up a controller, we can’t wait for you to see and feel the first big step into gaming’s next generation with Xbox Series X this November.
For those of you that may have skipped out on the above wall of text, it’s basically saying that more than 50 new games are planned for past and future Xbox family of consoles.
Also, Assassin’s Creed: Valhalla, Dirt 5, Gears Tactics, Yakuza: Like a Dragon, Destiny 2, Forza Horizon 4, Gears 5, Ori, and the Will of the Wisps, Madden NFL 21, and Watch Dogs: Legion will boast Xbox Series X compatibility.
At this point, I’m not sure what’s the appeal behind buying an Xbox Series X right now, but if you do want one, it will launch in November.