A new console generation is near, and the next Xbox is coming soon. Microsoft’s Project Scarlett will arrive in holiday 2020, offering four times the power of the Xbox One X complete with a loads of exciting features like 8K resolution, ray tracing and a blistering-fast SSD.
Here’s everything we know so far.
During E3 2019, Microsoft officially announced the Project Scarlett, a next-generation console slated to provide four times the power as the Xbox One X when it arrives in 2020.
Xbox’s Mike Ybarra and Jason Ronald spoke deeper on the Scarlett, including how it will enhance existing Xbox One games and how long the project has been in development.
Xbox Scarlett release date
The Project Scarlett is due to be launched in late 2020 . There hasn’t been official word concerning the price, reports says it sell at $499, but given its specs.
A look at the Xbox scarlett specs
Xbox Scarlett will feature a custom AMD Zen 2 processor that promises four times the power of the Xbox One X. Some other features include 8K resolution, ray tracing support, variable refresh rate support, GGDR6 memory and up to 120fps gameplay. The system will also have a custom SSD that promises a 40x performance increase and featuring no load times.
There is official reports that highly anticipated Halo Infinite will launch alongside Project Scarlett. Not much is known about the launch line up, but the system will support all existing Xbox One games, and also all of backward compatible Xbox and Xbox 360 titles.
The cloud seems like it will play a major role not just for Scarlett, but for the Xbox ecosystem as a whole. Project xCloud will allow you stream games like Hellblade: Senua’s Sacrifice and Halo 5: Guardians from Microsoft’s data centers to your smartphone or tablet. Xbox’s Console Streaming service will let you use your console as the data center and stream any of your own games.