Xbox Series S Details Coming 'Within Three Weeks,' According to Rumors

Xbox Series S Details Coming 'Within Three Weeks,' According to Rumors - News

by William D'Angelo , posted on 01 September 2020 / 1,157 Views

The long rumored second, less powerful next generation console from Microsoft, name has been dropped on the packaging of the new Xbox Series X controller in white that mentions it supports the Xbox Series X, Xbox Series S, among other platforms. 

The codename for the weaker next generation Xbox console has been known as Lockhart and it was only speculation it would be called Xbox Series S. However, the packaging confirms the name of the console as Xbox Series S. 

VentureBeat's Jeff Grubb via Twitter says that details on the Xbox Series S will be coming "within three weeks." He originally said two weeks, but corrected himself. It is likely details will be released at Gamescom, which takes place towards the end of August. The Gamescom Opening Night Live takes place on August 27.

The Xbox Series X will launch this Holiday.


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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5 Comments

VAMatt (on 11 August 2020)

I suppose it will be nice to get confirmation of the Series S specs. But, really, it's time for pricing info for all versions of the next gen systems. That's really the only news left that I care about.


DonFerrari (on 10 August 2020)

Wasn't the previous rumor by mid August?


NextGen_Gamer (on 10 August 2020)

Yeah, and by three weeks would be by August 28, essentially the end of the month. So in other words - sometime in August lol. I would hope by the end of this month we have full launch details on both Xbox Series S/X and PS5. That would only leave about 2 1/2 months for pre-orders for them...


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DonFerrari (on 10 August 2020)

Yep. And I have no idea why I got a thumb down from asking if the previous rumor wasn`t for an earlier reveal.


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mutantsushi (on 11 August 2020)

I guess some people hold visceral hostility to those who lack photographic memory re: schedule rumors.
Or who knows, maybe their schizophrenia was reading demonic messages into it.

Latest Rumor: The next rumor will release in next 2 weeks.


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