The Xbox Series X and also the Xbox Series S (collectively, the Xbox Series X/S) are house video clip game gaming consoles established by Microsoft. They were both launched on November 10, 2020 as the 4th generation of the Xbox console family, being successful the Xbox One family members. In addition to Sony’s PlayStation 5, additionally launched in November 2020, the Xbox Series X and also Collection S are component of the nine generation of computer game consoles.Rumors relating to the consoles initially arised in very early 2019, with the line as an entire codenamed Scarlett, and also being composed of high-end and lower-end models codenamed Anaconda and Lockhart specifically. Inside, Microsoft had actually been satisfied with the two-console strategy for the Xbox One, and planned a comparable method for the fourth generation Xbox, with the target for the premium design to a minimum of dual the performance of the Xbox One X. The premium design was first teased during E3 2019 under the title Project Scarlett, while its name and also design as Xbox Series X was revealed throughout The Game Awards later in December. In September 2020, Microsoft introduced the lower-end model as the Xbox Series S.
The Xbox Series X has higher end hardware, as well as supports higher display screen resolutions (up to 8K resolution) together with higher frame prices and also real-time ray mapping; it likewise has a high-speed solid-state drive to reduce filling times. The less costly Xbox Series S utilizes the same CPU, however has a less effective GPU, has much less memory and internal storage, and does not have an optical drive. Both consoles are backwards suitable with numerous previous generation Xbox video games, controllers, and devices. As part of a program Microsoft calls Smart Delivery, numerous previous generation games feature updated graphics on the Collection X/S at no service charge. The consoles are likewise suitable with the pc gaming membership service Xbox Game Pass, in addition to the cloud game-streaming platform Xbox Cloud Pc gaming.
Revolution Software announces that Beyond A Steel Sky will also appear for PlayStation 5 and Xbox Series X / S on 30 November. The scheduled publication for PlayStation 4, Xbox One and Switch has already been announced by Publisher Microids. For publication, there is also a limited Beyond A Steel Book edition that contains the game, a steelbook with comic graphics from Dave Gibbons, a digital soundtrack and a sticker bow.