During the Xbox E3 2019 press conference, Phil Spencer announced that Microsoft will launch their next generation Xbox console, called Project Scarlett, in Holiday 2020.
The console will feature the latest Zen 2 architecture from AMD and will feature an SSD drive, 8K capability and much more. You can watch the reveal trailer and read what Microsoft had to say about Project Scarlett below.
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.