The Xbox Series S seems to have been confirmed and may launch as an affordable console for Microsoft. The brand is scheduled to release the Xbox Series X later this year, but it does not look like it will be the only next-generation console in the coming months. The image of the Xbox controller posted on Twitter shows the packaging material, clearly illustrating compatibility with Xbox Series X and Xbox Series S consoles. The image not only indicates the existence of a second console named Xbox Series S, but also the presence of a white controller. The console is expected to be launched this month.
Xbox Series S tips
A set of images shared The white Xbox controller shown by user Zak S (@zakk_exe) on Twitter has an Xbox One Elite-style D-pad and a new sharing button. The packaging of the controller shows that it is suitable for Xbox Series X, Xbox Series S, Xbox One, Windows 10, Android and iOS. The most interesting thing to note here is the mention of Xbox SeriesS. For some time, there have been rumors that Microsoft will launch a second-generation next-generation game console in addition to the Xbox Series X code-named “Lockhart”. Now it seems that its official name is Xbox SeriesS.
In addition, the image on Twitter also shows that there will be a white controller version and a black version that Microsoft has confirmed. The white controller has a “share” button, a hybrid D-pad, textured handles and triggers. The Verge supported this set of images shared on Twitter and pointed out that they also obtained photos of Microsoft’s next-generation new white Xbox controller, thus demonstrating the design and compatibility.
Xbox Series S specifications (expected)
It is said that Xbox Series S is a more affordable and weaker version of Xbox Series X. It may be equipped with 7.5GB of available RAM, and supports 1080p or 1440p gaming and 4 teraflops of GPU performance. Although these specifications were reportedly found in leaked official documents, Microsoft has not officially confirmed these specifications.
Xbox Series S launched (expected)
An earlier report by Eurogamer pointed out that Microsoft may announce a new cheaper gaming console this month. However, the company has not announced the same news.
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