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Technology Microsoft unveils new Xbox, setting the stage for 2020 console war with Sony

00:25  14 december  2019
00:25  14 december  2019 Source:   nbcnews.com

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Microsoft pulled the wraps off its new console , the Xbox Series X , charging ahead of Sony in debuting next-generation gaming hardware. Microsoft Head of Xbox Phil Spencer said in a blog post that this would be the firm's "fastest, most powerful console ever," capable of showing images at up

INTERNATIONAL - Microsoft Corp. showed off its new game console , the Xbox Series X , for the first time, confirming the machine would go on sale in the 2020 holiday period. That sets up a clash with Sony Corp.’s PlayStation 5 console , scheduled to release at the same time.

Microsoft pulled the wraps off its new console, the Xbox Series X, charging ahead of Sony in debuting next-generation gaming hardware.

a screen shot of a computer: Xbox Series X.© Microsoft Xbox Series X.

The Xbox Series X was revealed at the company’s press conference for industry awards ceremony The Game Awards in Los Angeles, and sets off an inevitable battle with its Japanese rival as 2020 approaches.

The gadget comes with a peculiar monolithic design, almost resembling a PC tower, while its new wireless controller looks like something Xbox fans will be more familiar with. One new thing Microsoft’s next-gen Xbox controller contains is a share button that lets users capture screenshots and game footage, something the PlayStation 4 controller already features.

Huge PS5 leak could be our first look at the prototype Sony gave to developers

  Huge PS5 leak could be our first look at the prototype Sony gave to developers Sony’s PlayStation 5 is one of the most talked-about consoles these days, even though we still have more than a year to go until the PS5 is ready to hit stores. Sony has already confirmed the official name of the product, as well as its main features. But Sony left out several crucial details about the next-gen PlayStation. We have no idea how the final PS5 will look like, how much it’ll cost, and when it’ll launch. But we did see the PS5 prototype design a few times already. Sony delivered these dev kits to companies creating games for the new console, games that are going to be available on launch day.

Microsoft just unveiled its new Xbox , setting the stage for 2020 console war with Sony CNBC07:29. Xbox Series X is Microsoft ’s new Xbox console , coming holiday 2020 Polygon03:55. Xbox Series X : Everything We Learned About Microsoft 's Next-Gen Console GameSpot03:53.

Sony ’s PS5 will have haptic feedback, while Microsoft ’s competing console will have four times the power of Xbox One. In a post on the PlayStation site , Sony revealed that PS5 will have a new controller that replaces the current joypad’s rumble feature with more sensitive and contextual haptic

Microsoft Head of Xbox Phil Spencer said in a blog post that this would be the firm’s “fastest, most powerful console ever,” capable of showing images at up to a huge 120 frames per second and coming with 8K video capability. The device will also feature improved graphics and a solid-state drive which Spencer claimed will “virtually eliminate load times.”

In terms of actual games, Microsoft showed off the trailer for a new title called “Hellblade 2,” a sequel to the original fantasy action-adventure game developed by U.K. game developer Ninja Theory. Sony also dropped a game trailer for a new game from American publisher Gearbox called “Godfall,” which will be available with its own next-gen console. The firm didn’t however offer any new hints about the PlayStation 5.

Microsoft hasn’t disclosed a price for the new device, an important detail gamers will no doubt be looking for as they come to decide which new model to get their hands on. The company said the Xbox Series X will be available to buy in the holidays next year.

This is easily the most exciting PS5 leak so far .
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