Microsoft is planning to refresh its Xbox Sequence X console in 2024 with an all-new design and options. Codenamed Brooklin, the unannounced console refresh has been by chance revealed in new FTC v. Microsoft paperwork this week.
The brand new Xbox Sequence X design appears to be like much more round than the present console and can ship and not using a disc drive. Inside confidential Microsoft paperwork the corporate reveals it has 2TB of storage (up from 1TB), a USB-C entrance port with energy supply, and an “all-new, extra immersive controller.”
The brand new controller, codenamed Sebille, is about to be introduced later this yr and can embrace an accelerometer for gyro assist. It has a two-tone shade scheme and can assist a direct connection to cloud, Bluetooth 5.2, and a presumably up to date “Xbox Wi-fi 2” connection. Microsoft additionally lists “precision haptic suggestions” and “VCA haptics double as audio system” as specs for the controller. It’s going to even have quieter buttons and thumbsticks, a chargeable and swappable battery, modular thumbsticks, and also you’ll have the ability to raise it as much as wake it.
Inside the brand new Xbox Sequence X design Microsoft can also be including Wi-Fi 6E assist, a Bluetooth 5.2 radio, and the corporate is shrinking the present die to 6nm “for enhance effectivity.” The PSU energy might be decreased by 15 %, in keeping with Microsoft’s doc. Microsoft is concentrating on the identical $499 launch value of the Xbox Sequence X.
Microsoft lists a roadmap for this new Xbox Sequence X console and controller, alongside a refreshed Xbox Sequence S with 1TB of storage. Microsoft simply launched a refreshed Xbox Sequence S in black, however there may very well be one other refresh on the way in which in 2024 with Wi-Fi 6E assist and Bluetooth 5.2. It’s going to additionally embrace this new Xbox controller.
Microsoft is tentatively planning to launch this new Xbox Sequence S refresh subsequent September, with the Xbox Sequence X refresh in November.