Microsoft is reportedly planning to originate its next-generation Xbox console in 2020. While Xbox chief Phil Spencer acknowledged this week that the application huge is “deep into architecturing the following Xbox consoles,” Brad Sams at Thurrott.com experiences that the following-gen Xbox will strategy in 2020. Microsoft is reportedly working on a “family of devices” under the Scarlett codename, which would additionally align carefully to Spencer’s mention of Xbox “consoles” and no longer a single console.
It’s no longer certain what the draw of devices could be, but it completely’s likely Microsoft is reconsidering streaming devices given its focus on a fresh game streaming provider. Sams previously reported that Microsoft would originate “Xbox TV” devices at E3 2016, but the Chromecast-like devices never appeared. Microsoft canceled the devices, codenamed Mission Hobart, and so that they were originally presupposed to be $99 streaming sticks to earn admission to Xbox One video games from a second TV in a dwelling.
Microsoft’s next-generation Xbox consoles will positively enhance backwards compatibility for gift Xbox One video games. Microsoft has set up tons of technical time and marketing effort into backwards compatibility, bringing usual Xbox and Xbox 360 video games support to the fresh Xbox One and Xbox One X consoles. Microsoft hasn’t officially detailed its next Xbox plans, but Spencer has assured Xbox followers that “we are able to but once more voice on our commitment to attract the benchmark for console gaming.”