In just about three months, we’ll all get to see what Xbox Series X is truly made of. Microsoft’s next-generation console features some mind-blowing gaming footage already if we take a look at the official trailers. The gear is significantly superior to its predecessor Xbox One, but we all know that quality doesn’t always match the price.
After countless online speculation about the price for Xbox Series X, we may finally have the big answer. Thanks to a retailer, we now know how much we would need to pay for the upcoming Xbox console.
Xbox Series X will cost $599
Twitter by user @THTHEREDDRAGON, who is a renowned game industry writer, is the one who makes the big announcement.
Alanah Pearce says someone sent her a photo from a retail store computer showing Xbox Series X price of $599 pic.twitter.com/etWxdhPtd3
— THE RED DRAGON (@TWTHEREDDRAGON) August 15, 2020
The price may not be low, but it’s justified. Xbox Series X brings advanced hardware, and let’s take a look at the known specs:
- CPU: 8x Cores @ 3.8 GHz (3.6 GHz w/ SMT) Custom Zen 2 CPU
- GPU: 12 TFLOPS, 52 CUs @ 1.825 GHz Custom RDNA 2 GPU
- Process: 7nm Enhanced
- Memory: 16 GB GDDR6 w/ 320b bus
- Memory Bandwidth: 10GB @ 560 GB/s, 6GB @ 336 GB/s
- Internal Storage: 1TB Custom NVME SSD
- I/O Throughput: 2.4 GB/s (Raw), 4.8 GB/s
- Expandable Storage: 1TB Expansion Card (matches internal storage exactly)
- External Storage: USB 3.2 External HDD Support
- Optical Drive: 4K UHD Blu-Ray Drive
- Performance Target: 4K @ 60 FPS, Up to 120 FPS
There are many exciting games confirmed for Xbox Series X, and we are happy to mention some of them: Everwild, Destiny 2, Fable, Fortnite, Senua’s Saga: Hellblade 2, Watch Dogs: Legion, Cyberpunk 2077, FIFA 21, DIRT 5, Scarlet Nexus, Borderlands 2, The Medium, Halo Infinite, CrossfireX, Forza Motorsport, State of Decay 3, NBA 2K21, Sniper Elite 5, Assassin’s Creed Valhalla, The Ascent, Gears 2, The Lord of the Rings: Gollum, Phantasy Star Online 2, Warhammer 40,000, and many more.
Another next-generation console arrives at the market by the end of this year: PlayStation 5, most likely in December, and it will be interesting to see which one of the two consoles will be better.