Microsoft Officially Announces Xbox Series S



Microsoft has officially announced the Xbox Series S after someone leaked information about it, Engadget reported. The Xbox Series S will be priced at $299 (ERP) and will be released on November 10, 2020.

In a tweet, the Xbox Twitter account announced: “Let’s make it official! Xbox Series S | Nex-gen performance in the smallest Xbox ever. $299 (ERP). Looking forward to sharing more! Soon. Promise.”

Xbox has also posted the “Xbox Series S – World Premier Reveal Trailer” on YouTube. the Xbox Twitter account announced: “Let’s make it official! Xbox Series S | Nex-gen performance in the smallest Xbox ever. $299 (ERP). Looking forward to sharing more! Soon. Promise.”

Xbox has also posted the “Xbox Series S – World Premier Reveal Trailer” on YouTube. The trailer is about a minute and a half long. It starts very artsy, with the Xbox S appearing to form itself before the viewer’s eyes. It also provides some details about the Xbox Series S.

Features Include:

  • Next-Gen Performance in the smallest Xbox ever
  • Nearly 60% smaller than Xbox Series X
  • Next-Gen Speed
  • Custom NVME SSD powered by Xbox Velocity Architecture
  • Incredibly fast load times
  • Seamless game switching
  • All digital gaming experience
  • Next-Gen frame rates up to 120FPS
  • Better with Xbox Game Pass Ultimate
  • Play over 100 high quality games
  • Games optimized for next gen
  • All-digital
  • 1440P at up to 120 FPS
  • DirectX Raytracing
  • Variable rate shading
  • Variable refresh rate
  • Ultra-low latency
  • Custom S12 GB SSD
  • 4K Streaming Media Playback
  • 4K Upscaling for games

Engadget pointed out that (according to reports) both the Series S and Series X will be available to buy on November 10th. Series S could be offered as part of a $25-per-month Xbox All Access financing option. The Xbox Series X will reportedly cost $499 and be made available via a $35-per-month Xbox All Access financing option.

I think Microsoft made a good decision to release this information shortly after it had been leaked. Doing so reduces the chance of people making assumptions about the veracity of the leaked information. It also gives consumers time to consider whether the Series S or Series X is the best choice for them.


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