With Microsoft’s next-gen Xbox Series X already unveiled, a cheaper Xbox Series S rumoured to be on the way and Sony’s upcoming PS5 and PS5 Digital Edition added to the mix, 2020 could be the year to buy a new games console.
Microsoft’s claims for the Xbox Series X are pretty bold. The system will aim to run most games at 4K resolutions and 60 frames per second framerates. Certain games could go up to 8K resolutions and 120 fps framerates — although probably not at the same time. From its powerful SSD, which will reduce load times, to its ray tracing capabilities, which will deliver more realistic lighting effects
Latest Xbox Series X news (updated August 15)
Release date: November
Key features: 4K visuals at 60 FPS, 8K and 120 fps support, ray tracing, near-instant load times
- Key games: Halo Infinite, Senua’s Saga: Hellblade II, full Xbox One backward compatibility
- Specs: Custom AMD Zen 2 CPU, 1TB NVMe SSD, 16GB GDDR6 memory, 12 teraflop RDNA 2 GPU