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Microsoft's new Xbox Series X gaming console will be released in 2020. What will Sony show?

Currently relevant game consolesSony PlayStation 4 and Microsoft Xbox One were released back in 2013. More than five years have passed since then and it is time for companies to release new generations of consoles with an updated appearance and technical specifications. Microsoft took the first decisive step in this direction and, as part of a special event, officially announced its next-generation gaming device, called the Xbox Series X. According to Phil Spencer, head of the Xbox division, the novelty will receive a more powerful technical stuffing, but the audience was most surprised by the appearance console The device is vaguely reminiscent of some kind of refrigerator and the Russian Yandex.Station, which immediately gave rise to many jokes on the Internet. The audience reacted to the new product in much the same way as the Tesla pickup.

Appearance of the Xbox Series X Console

We are all used to the fact that game consolesThey are available in a rectangular form, and thin enough to be put on a shelf under the TV. Microsoft designers abandoned this idea and presented a rather cumbersome device compared to its predecessors. In their opinion, this form will reduce console noise, but are users willing to sacrifice extra space for silence? Yes, the Xbox Series X can be delivered horizontally and company representatives announced this themselves. Only now with this form of "refrigerator" the prefix can hardly be placed in a narrow shelf.

Indeed, very much like a refrigerator

New game console from Microsoft

In terms of power, the Xbox Series X will be infour times more powerful than the Xbox One X with improved features introduced in 2017. AMD Zen 2 introduced in July 2019 with the graphic architecture of Radeon RDNA will be installed as the central processor. The new chip was created using a 7-nanometer process technology, while the processors of the previous generation were created using a 14-nanometer process. At a minimum, this means that the console will warm up less under high load.

Estimated PlayStation 5 Design

As for the design of the PlayStation 5 - officialThere is no data about this, but there are very interesting rumors. If you believe the employees of the portal LetsGoDigital, the case of the new generation of consoles from Sony will also not be as compact as its predecessors. In addition, judging by preliminary images, he also has a very strange appearance - take, for example, the presence of a V-shaped recess on the top of the device. If we assume that Microsoft's Xbox Series X looks like a refrigerator, then the new Sony product looks like a spaceship. What is it that turns out, 2019 and 2020 are the time of strange design decisions?

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Be that as it may, the second half of the future 2020year promises to be very interesting. After all, at this time, manufacturers of the two most popular game consoles today will compete on their own. Anyway, I think we won’t have to get bored in the first half of the year either, because more and more rumors about future updates will appear.