Published: Thu, June 14, 2018
Industry | By Terrell Bush

Microsoft's next-generation Xbox will reportedly arrive in 2020

Microsoft's next-generation Xbox will reportedly arrive in 2020

The Redmond, Washington-based technology veteran has also invested heavily in machine learning, naming its Cortana digital assistant after an artificial intelligence character in blockbuster Xbox video game Halo.

Playground (Forza) who will also be working on a brand new IP, Undead Labs (State of Decay), Compulsion Games (We Happy Few), and has opened a brand new studio called The Initiative.

Analysts said the focus on more first-party content will help Microsoft's gaming unit in the future.

We don't know when Sony is planning to release PlayStation 4's successor, but the company's current system continues to far outsell the Xbox One. Instead, the exec confirmed that "the same team that delivered unprecedented performance with Xbox One X is deep into architecting the next Xbox consoles, where we will once again deliver on our commitment to set the benchmark for console gaming". Released in November of 2013, it's no secret the Xbox One is nearing the end of its life cycle. The report does not confirm when these devices will be released, but the most popular rumors at the moment suggest that 2020 is the anticipated year of arrival for whatever Microsoft is now working on.

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Microsoft has hinted at plans to create its own game streaming service which would allow users to play any game on any device. The company recently revealed that sales for the console had been up 15% year-over-year, so that likely played a roll. But Microsoft's strength in cloud computing should put it in a good position. Or maybe the company is working on a brand-new model that is going to include the new cloud gaming division and other related products.

Besides, a 2020 launch for the nest-generation Xbox seems to fall in line with the company's strategy, given the fact Microsoft unveiled the Xbox One X a year ago.

Elsewhere, the new Xbox could be forwards and backwards compatible.

Sony will hold its E3 press conference on Monday.

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