Xbox Announces Series X And Series S Pre-Order And Release Date| Specification And Price in India

Xbox Announces Series X And Series S Pre-Order And Release Date| Specification And Price in India

Xbox Announces Series X And Series S Pre-Order And Release Date| Specification And Price in India

by September 16, 2020

Gaming giants Sony and Microsoft all set to launch their next-generation gaming consoles. Earlier in June, Sony announced PlayStation 5 but hasn’t given any information regarding pricing and launch date. Microsoft, however, has announced the launch of Xbox in both Indian and global markets. The company has also announced it’s pricing in India.

The upcoming Xbox will be available into variants. Series X is a disk drive version and is packed full of features, while Series S is a digital-only and an affordable alternative.

Xbox Series X features and specifications

The Microsoft Xbox Series X supports 8K resolution and frame rates up to 120fps. It comes with 4K UHD Blu-ray disk drive support. The Xbox console looks like a CPU and can be placed both vertically and horizontally. The Xbox Series X weighs 4.45kg and measures 151 x 151 x 301mm.

The Xbox Series X comes fitted with an 8-core AMD Zen 2 CPU clocked at 3.8GHzn paired with AMD RDNA 2 GPU capable of delivering 12.15 teraflops GPU power. The Xbox Series X offers 1TB NVMe SSD storage and has 16GB GDDR6 RAM. It also supports 1TB external storage via USB HDD.

Xbox Series S features and specifications

The Microsoft Xbox Series S is an affordable alternator to the Xbox Series X. The Xbox series S supports 1440p resolution at 120fps. Microsoft claims that using the building hardware scaler in Series S games can be scaled up to 4K. This variant is an all-digital console, which means that it does not have a disk drive.

Under the hood, the Series S is powered by the same processor and GPU as that of Series X. However, the processing power is limited to 4 teraflops. The console is also fitted with a lower 10GB GDDR6 RAM and a 512GB NVMe SSD storage. Both the gaming consoles have hardware-accelerated features like raytracing, variable-rate shading, and mesh shading.

Xbox Series X & Series S price and availability in India

The Xbox Series X carries comes priced at INR 49,990. The Series S, on the other hand, is priced at INR 34,990. Both the Xbox gaming consoles will be available for pre-order from September 22nd and will go on sale from November 10th in India.

The company offers 24-months Xbox Game Pass Ultimate at $24.99 (approximately INR 1,834) a month along with the consoles. Additionally, Game pass subscribers will also get EA Play free membership.