Xbox fans since the announcement of the Xbox Series X, originally known as Project Scarlet have been agonising waiting for the release date, the price and more importantly when they could hand over their hard earned cash to pre-order it.
After yesterdays leak and then Microsoft confirming the existence the Xbox Series S; today Microsoft followed up with several important news items.
We learnt more the Xbox Series S specification and that Gears 5 multiplayer will run at 120 FPS:
That the Xbox Series X will be £449 in the UK, with pre-orders starting on Tuesday 22nd September. The release of both the Series S and X is Tuesday November 10th.
This is the tweet…— Xbox UK (@xboxuk) September 9, 2020
Xbox Series X: £449 (ERP)
Xbox Series S: £249 (ERP)
Release date: November 10th
Pre-order starts September 22nd | #PowerYourDreams
November 10th will also see the release of Watch Dog for Series S|X
Watch Dogs Legion will launch on Xbox One, PlayStation 4, Stadia, and PC on Oct 29, and on the next generation of Xbox systems on Nov 10.— Watch Dogs Legion (@WatchDogs_UK) September 9, 2020
Buy Xbox One or PlayStation 4 editions and upgrade to the next generation of systems at no additional cost. pic.twitter.com/8xprCG4g20
Assassin Creed Vahalla is also day 1 release on the Xbox Series S|X with 60 FPS and 4K on the Series X.
Destiny 2 Beyond Light is another title for day one release at 60 FPS and 4K on the Xbox Series X.
Beyond Light is an official launch title for the Xbox Series X and Xbox Series S on November 10.— Destiny 2 Events (@EventsInDestiny) September 9, 2020
Destiny 2 will be optimized for the next-gen hardware, including 60 frames-per-second and 4K resolution with no upgrade cost. https://t.co/fPFs6Mave7
Sega Yazuka Like a Dragon will also be a launch title.
Whether you opt for the Xbox Series S or Xbox Series X, rest assured that you can play Yakuza: Like a Dragon on both when the game launches thanks to Xbox Smart Delivery! https://t.co/pBrthrQ7eq— SEGA Europe (@SEGA_Europe) September 8, 2020
As well as Gears Tactic which launched early this year on PC.
Microsoft also announced that EA Play which costs £20 a year will be provided for free as part of Xbox Game Pass Ultimate.