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Xbox Series X gameplay will debut this week

With Xbox Series X still due for a holiday launch, Microsoft lays out plans for the future.

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With Xbox Series X still due for a holiday launch, Microsoft lays out plans for the future.

Looking forward to Halo Infinite? Curious about the future of Project xCloud? Eager to hear the Xbox Series X boot-up sequence?

Well, Xbox has some good news for you. In a blog post on Xbox Wire, Microsoft CVP of Gaming Marketing, Jerret West, provided an outline for the rest of 2020.

Xbox Series X Roadmap

Some quick takeaways:

  • Microsoft still plans to launch Xbox Series X and its flagship game, Halo Infinite, this holiday season.
  • Microsoft will show off next-gen gameplay for the first time during Inside Xbox, this Thursday at 8 AM PDT.
  • Inside Xbox will include a look at the recently announced Assassin’s Creed Valhalla, among other third-party and indie games.
  • On the Inside Xbox stream, Microsoft will be confirming some of the games that will utilise Smart Delivery.
  • All 15 Xbox Game Studios teams are working on next-generation games.
  • Project xCloud is expanding into new countries and onto new devices. Later this year, Microsoft will begin bundling it with Xbox Game Pass.
  • And we may have our first look at the Series X boot-up sequence…

For more information, you can read West’s full blog post here.


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