Throughout its trial with the FTC, Microsoft stated it anticipated the subsequent console era to begin in 2028. Many suspected it had plans for a next-gen Xbox, which is kind of confirmed due to a number of leaked court docket paperwork (courtesy of Resetera). Nonetheless, the corporate will seemingly refresh the present Xbox Collection consoles with new options earlier than that.
The brand new Xbox Collection X, codenamed Brooklin, will supply 12 TFLOPS GPU efficiency with a 4K goal decision. Nonetheless, it would even have 2 TB of inside storage, a USB-C port, two USB-A ports, and “all digital” content material supply. One may also count on quicker Wi-Fi courtesy of Wi-Fi 6E, a 6 nm die shrink for improved effectivity and a extra cylindrical design.
If that weren’t sufficient, the PSU energy is decreased by 15 %, whereas a brand new low-power standby mode provides 20 % consumption in comparison with the present fashions. It’s going to even be bundled with the brand new Xbox Wi-fi 2 controller.
Brooklin is predicted to be introduced in fiscal 12 months 24/25 round July and launch in November for $499. It’s value noting that the Xbox Collection S can also be getting a refresh, codenamed Ellewood, which is able to reportedly be launched in September of the identical interval for $299. Microsoft hasn’t formally introduced both, so keep tuned for extra particulars within the coming months.