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Microsoft confirms new Xbox consoles are within the works


Microsoft is growing new Xbox consoles, the corporate’s head of Xbox mentioned on stage at E3 2018 right this moment. 

“Our {hardware} group is deep into growing the following technology of Xbox consoles, the place we are going to as soon as once more ship on our dedication to set the benchmark for console gaming,” mentioned Phil Spencer, grasp of ceremonies for Microsoft’s Xbox E3 showcase. 

No particulars on the {hardware} have been provided, together with once we may count on it. However regardless of the shortage of particulars, it is doubtless reassuring for Xbox followers that there shall be a followup to the Xbox One X. Not that they’d a lot purpose to doubt there can be.

Console lifecycles can span a number of years, and by November 2019 the Xbox One X shall be two years previous, so a refresh might make sense then. 

Sony just lately confirmed that that PS4 is nearing the top of its life span, although that console is already 5 years previous.  

It may very well be that Xbox appears to knock off the PlayStation 5 when it is launched with a shiny new console or consoles of its personal, although once more, we might nonetheless be a couple of years out from that taking place. 

We’ll doubtless hear extra about Microsoft’s future Xbox console plans at E3 2019, so keep tuned until subsequent 12 months. Till then, get your fill of the newest Xbox information on video games like Halo 6 and Forza Horizon 4, all contemporary from this 12 months’s E3.

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