Xbox Series X/S | Definition : What is an Xbox Series X/S?

3 May 2022 at 05:41 in with no comments

What Is the Xbox Series X/S?

Synonyms: Xbox Series S / Xbox Series X / Xbox Series X/S / Xbox X / Xbox S Scarlett / Project Lockhart

 

The Xbox Series X/S is Microsoft’s fourth-generation console in the Xbox console family.

The Xbox Series X/S is developed and manufactured by Microsoft and the Xbox Series games are available directly from Xbox Live and the Microsoft Store.

 

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The Xbox Series consoles are available in the following two versions:

The Xbox Series X/S Consoles:

  1. Xbox Series X
  2. Xbox Series S
 

The Xbox Series X is the more powerful of the two consoles but it’s also the more expensive.

Xbox Series X Specs:

  • Zen 2 processor with 8 cores running at 3.8 GHz
  • 52 CUs GPU at 1.825 GHz
  • 16 GB GDDR6
  • A Blu-Ray drive
  • A 1TB SSD

The Xbox Series X can run at 120 FPS, reach 4K resolution, and have super-fast load times thanks to its SSD.

The Xbox Series S is less expensive but still offers incredible performance despite its lower-spec hardware and cheaper price.

 

Xbox Series S Specs:

  • Zen 2 processor with 8 cores clocked at 3.6 GHz
  • 20 CUs GPU at 1.565 GHz
  • 10 GB GDDR6
  • No Optical Drive
  • A 512 GB SSD
 

The Xbox Series S can reach 1440p resolution and has a reduced storage capacity, but can still run at 120 FPS.

 

 

What Year Did the Xbox Series X/S Release?

 

Leaks and rumors began to circulate the internet shortly before E3 2019, with Scarlett and Project Lockhart rumored to be the console’s development names.

Microsoft officially announced the Xbox Series X in August 2020 and released it on 10 November 2020.

The Xbox Series S was revealed in September 2020 and released in November alongside the Xbox Series X.

The Xbox Series X/S is a direct competitor to Sony’s PlayStation 5 and PlayStation 5 Digital consoles.

 

Xbox Series X/S Backward Compatibility

Will my Xbox One and Xbox 360 games be compatible with Xbox Series X and Xbox Series S?

 

Yes, you can play your Xbox One games on the Xbox Series X/S, and they can even perform and look better, thanks to faster frame rates and improved screen resolution.

Microsoft’s new Smart Delivery technology ensures that the best version is automatically downloaded to your Xbox Series X/S whenever you install a game.

 

Play Online With My Xbox Series X Or My Xbox Series S

 

Can I Play Online With My Xbox Series X/S?

 

Yes, you can now play your Xbox games online for free as Xbox Live Gold has not been required since 2021.

You can download and play more than 50 free games from the Xbox Network.

Xbox Game Pass is available on Xbox Series X/S and comes with over 100 games, day one releases, EA Play, exclusive deals, and monthly rewards.

 

Synonym: Xbox Series S / Xbox Series X / Xbox Series X/S / Xbox X / Xbox S Scarlett / Project Lockhart

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Synonyms:
Xbox Series X, Xbox Series S, Xbox Series X/S, Xbox X, Xbox S, Projet Lockhart, Scarlett