At the 2019 E3 event, Microsoft has released the first information about its next Xbox system. Previous information said that Microsoft could launch two new generation Xbox versions in 2020. One of them will be similar to the current Xbox One X and the other will be the premium version with the name Xbox One S.
The first information about the premium version of Xbox One S was introduced by Microsoft during the E3 2019 event, which will be codenamed Project Scarlett.
Xbox One S is equipped with custom processors based on AMD's Zen 2 and Radeon RDNA architectures, promising to be four times stronger than Xbox One X. Microsoft will also equip GDDR6 RAM with fast speeds. more, and promised the new system will have an incredible resolution and frame rate.
Microsoft's new generation Xbox will support resolutions up to 8K, frame rates up to 120 fps and support advanced ray-tracing technology. Microsoft also said it is developing a new generation of SSD drives and will be equipped in this Xbox One S.
“We are testing using SSD as virtual RAM. Thus, the download speed of games can be 40 times faster than the current Xbox generation. ", a Microsoft spokesman said. Microsoft also revealed when it was released at the end of 2020, we will get more information during the E3 event next year.
Besides, rival Sony also promises to bring gamers a new Play Station system, supporting 8K graphics, 3D surround sound and SSD hard drive. However, the PS5 can only support 120 fps frame rate at 4K resolution. Besides, this system is also equipped with AMD chips and GPUs, supporting ray-tracing technology.