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Microsoft’s Xbox Series X is set to be released on November 10, 2020, but what better way to get the word out than by sending a few influencers a giant refrigerator shaped like the next-gen console? That’s exactly what happened to Justine Ezarik, better known as iJustine online and Snoop Dogg. They spared no expensive, as the fridge came in a box that resembled what the retail version is going to look like, complete with the 1TB SSD marking.
Grand Theft Auto V was released back in 2013 by Rockstar Games and fans have been waiting for a sequel ever since. The company officially announced both PlayStation 5 and Xbox Series X versions this past summer for a release in the second half of 2021. They will feature additional technical enhancements and performance upgrades, but just how good can it look? One modder decided to find out by giving the entire game an unbelievable makeover, complete with ray tracing.
EA’s Criterion Games partnered with Stellar Entertainment to bring you Need for Speed Hot Pursuit Remastered. It’s set to launch on the PlayStation 4, Xbox One and PC on November 6, while Nintendo Switch owners get to enjoy the game on November 13. This followup to the original features enhanced visuals and cross-platform asynchronous multiplayer competition powered by Autolog, a new technology that allows players to seamlessly connect, compare and compete with their friends.
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If Tesla and Microsoft teamed up to make an Xbox Series X console inspired by the Cybertruck, this is probably what it would look like. Designer Martin Hajek came up with this concept and modeled it around the upcoming console, but gave it a low-poly makeover. No technical specifications were revealed, but we can’t imagine it being any more powerful than it already is going to be.
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What if you didn’t need an external monitor for your Xbox console? Meet Project Osiris. Think of it as a hybrid gaming console, speaker, projector, and voice assistant, all in a single device. However, you can still connect it to a display or just point it at a flat surface for an 8K HDR picture.