Rumor: Two new generation Xbox models announced at E3 2019
It is reported that SSD features and launch with Halo Infinite.
The next generation of Xbox consoles will be announced at E3 2019, according to a report posted on the French site JeuxVideo.
According to the website, the consoles are codenamed "Lockhart" and "Anaconda". Lockhart is an entry-level device without disk drive and digital-centric, while Anaconda is a high-end device at a price similar to that of the Xbox One X at launch. .
Regarding the specifications, JeuxVideo stated that the datasheets disclosed at the end of January were almost accurate, but would only confirm the presence of SSDs on each machine. Here are the January factsheets:
|Xbox Lockhart||Xbox "Anaconda"|
|CPU||Custom 8 Cores – 16 zen wires 2||Custom 8 Cores – 16 zen wires 2|
|GPU||Teraflops NAVI 4+ customized||Personalized GPU NAVI 12+ Teraflops|
|RAM||12GB of GDDR6 memory||16GB of GDDR6 memory|
|Storage room||SSD 1 TB NVMe 1 + GB / s||SSD 1 TB NVMe 1 + GB / s|
The editor of Verge, Tom Warren, also added that all the aforementioned specifications were not accurate.
GamesVideo indicates that the release is scheduled for the end of 2020 and that Halo Infinity will be a launch title. Halo Infinity as originally announced, "Microsoft is trying to get rid of the concept of console generation".
As for other titles, the website indicates that the next game of Ninja Theory, a recently acquired Microsoft studio, will be available in early 2020.