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Next Generation Xbox Project Scarlett Launches Holiday 2020

Next Generation Xbox Project Scarlett Launches Holiday 2020 - News

by William D'Angelo , posted on 10 June 2019 / 1,231 Views

Microsoft during its E3 2019 press conference announced its next generation Xbox, called Project Scarlett, will launch in holiday 2020.

View the E3 2019 trailer of Project Scarlett below:

Here is an overview of the console:

Project Scarlett will set a new bar for console power, speed and performance, arriving holiday 2020 alongside Halo Infinite. Powered by a custom-designed processor, leveraging the latest Zen 2 and Radeon RDNA architecture from our partners at AMD, Project Scarlett will deliver a new level of immersion. Paired with high bandwidth GDDR6 memory, and a next generation solid state drive (SSD), Project Scarlett will provide developers the power they require to bring their creative visions to life. Featuring hardware accelerated raytracing, variable refresh rate, 8K capability and ultra-low latency input, Project Scarlett will deliver a new level of fidelity, precision and accuracy never before seen in console gaming.

With Project Scarlett, we continue our commitment to compatibility by ensuring your gaming accessories and Xbox career will also move forward with you, along with thousands of games across four console generations which will look and play best on Project Scarlett.


A life-long and avid gamer, William D'Angelo was first introduced to VGChartz in 2007. After years of supporting the site, he was brought on in 2010 as a junior analyst, working his way up to lead analyst in 2012. He has expanded his involvement in the gaming community by producing content on his own YouTube channel and Twitch channel dedicated to gaming Let's Plays and tutorials. You can contact the author at wdangelo@vgchartz.com or on Twitter @TrunksWD.


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10 Comments

TallSilhouette (on 10 June 2019)

Definitely sounding like PS and XB will have extremely similar hardware and specs next gen, which is good as it will put the focus on other features to one up each other. Less work for devs, too.


tripenfall (on 10 June 2019)

Scarlett + X Cloud + Game Pass = Stadia Killer...


Azzanation (on 10 June 2019)

Important Quote "It eats monsters for breakfast" odd thing to say at the end. I wonder if his referring to the competition.


Chazore (on 10 June 2019)

Who would their competition be though?


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COKTOE (on 10 June 2019)

MS themselves and have referred to the XBO-X as a "Monster" on more than one occasion. "It's a monster" became something of a slogan among a subset of fans. What they were referring to was the leap in power between the Scarlett and the XBO-X


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spynx (on 10 June 2019)

Too early


shikamaru317 (on 10 June 2019)

How is 7 years too early? Gen 8 will be the 2nd longest console generation ever.


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thismeintiel (on 10 June 2019)

So, it looks like they will be very similar in power. Looks like Sony has next gen on lock with their exclusives and brand loyalty WW.


mjk45 (on 10 June 2019)

Even with the customising from each client these console will be closely related, since they are basically choosing from the same parts bin with pretty much the same budgetary constraints, we now have in the PS4 and Xbox one, two homogeneous products and that will continue next gen, with everything being so closed in, the real surprise would be Sony and MS not having good tabs on each others work. that doesn't mean there can't be surprises the amount of PS4 ram was a surprise but that was only because it was a last minute decision and only concerned the amount.
This remind's me of Cerny talking about Playstations move to X86 and how he went to Sony after having what he described as an epiphany my thoughts were so did someone at MS have the same epiphany or was it a case of at least one of them keeping tabs on your competition that eventually lead them both to amd's door , It has precedence MS went to intel when they got word of the cell.


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mjk45 (on 10 June 2019)

thismeintiel my answer to your question is yes.


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