Microsoft's New Console, Project Scarlett, Arrives Holiday 2020 with Halo Infinite!

Microsoft’s New Console, Project Scarlett, Arrives Holiday 2020 with Halo Infinite!

Straight from their Xbox E3 2019 Briefing, Microsoft has revealed the first details on their brand new console, currently known as Project Scarlett which will debut Holiday season 2020!

Project Scarlett will set a new bar for console power, speed and performance. Powered by a custom-designed processor, leveraging the latest Zen 2 and Radeon RDNA architecture from AMD, the console 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, the next console will deliver a new level of fidelity, precision and accuracy never before seen in console gaming.

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Microsoft confirmed that the new console will also have backwards compatibility features including thousands of games across four console generations which will look and play best on Project Scarlett.

Finally, a new trailer for Halo Infinite arrived with the next chapter of the legendary franchise launching holiday 2020 with Project Scarlett.

Developed by 343 Industries for Xbox One, Windows 10, and Project Scarlett, Halo Infinite continues the Halo 5: Guardians storyline and takes the franchise in ambitious, unexpected directions. Powered by the all-new Slipspace Engine.


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