UPDATE (September 11, 2020): Shortly after unveiling its Xbox Series S earlier this week, Microsoft has finally released the official trailer of the gaming console along with more details on the Series X model. Both devices will be available for pre-order starting September 22 and will hit the market on November 10. The Series X retails for $499 USD, while the Series S is priced at $299 USD.
According to the tech company, each console can be purchased as part of the Xbox All Access program, which comes with a Game Pass Ultimate membership with an additional fee of $34.99 USD and $24.99 USD respectively.
Watch the world premiere trailer above and take a closer look at the Series S below.
ORIGINAL STORY (September 9, 2020): After numerous leaks, Microsoft has finally unveiled its latest Xbox product set to release soon. No further specs have been disclosed, but the company has revealed the second next-generation console’s official name: the Xbox Series S.
Microsoft took to Twitter to make the announcement and tweeted: “Let’s make it official! Xbox Series S | Next-gen performance in the smallest Xbox ever.” As seen on the image posted by the tech giant, the device arrives in a slim, white exterior and features a large vent on top. According to a leaked promotional video, the model will come with raytracing, variable-rate shading, variable refresh rate and ultra-low latency support. Sources state that the Series S will arrive with similar internals as the Series X but will only have 512GB of storage available. Additionally, the console will reportedly upscale games to 4K and will be able to playback 4K media.
The Xbox Series S will retail for $299 USD. Stay tuned while we wait for more details surface. In case you missed it, Microsoft has announced that it will end support for Internet Explorer by 2021.