Next-gen consoles are nearly here, and Head of Xbox Phil Spencer has revealed More specs of the Xbox Series X. The Xbox Series X will have 12 teraflops of GPU performance, which is twice the performance of the Xbox One X and eight times the performance of the original Xbox One.
With a performance leap as such, Xbox is looking to make huge strides with the Xbox Series X.
“This will be defined by worlds that are visually astounding and immediately immersive, with innovative leaps in CPU, GPU, and storage technology to give you frictionless access to new stories and new creators constantly.”, said Phil Spencer.
Xbox Series X will feature AMD’s latest Zen 2 and RDNA 2 architectures. The custom design will allow for the Xbox Series X to deliver four times the CPU power than the Xbox One.
Xbox previously revealed hardware-accelerated Direct X raytracing, and their patented variable refresh shading (VRS). “This technique results in more stable frame rates and higher resolution, with no impact on the final image quality,” Phil Spencer explains.
The Xbox Series X features an NVMe SSD, which will boost load times. Phil explains, “Game worlds are larger, more dynamic and load in a flash and fast travel is just that – fast.”
Xbox Series X will support 8K gaming and frame rates up to 120fps for gaming. Microsoft partnered with the HDMI forum and TV manufacturers to enable auto Low Latency Mode (ALLM) and Variable Refresh Rate (VRR)
With these hardware specs, it will allow for the Xbox Series X to feature “Quick Resume.” Similar time what is available on the Xbox One, but with multiple games loaded up.
Microsoft is also supporting all four generations of games, meaning that existing Xbox One games, backward-compatible Xbox 360 and original Xbox games, will be playable and look better than ever. Furthermore, the current Xbox One accessories will work with the Xbox Series X.
Microsoft has committed to sharing more details on the new Xbox in the coming months.