Microsoft’s Xbox 2024 roadmap leaked: New Console, Controller, and more coming soon

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  • Microsoft just suffered a massive Xbox related leak
  • As per the leak, an Xbox Series X and Series S console refresh is coming in 2024
  • Microsoft is also working on a new controller called Sebille

In a recent court case, sensitive material regarding Microsoft has surfaced in the public domain, revealing unredacted details of the tech giant’s upcoming plans for the Xbox series, including new consoles and a dedicated cloud gaming device.

First reported by The Verge, the leaked documents shed light on an Xbox Series X console refresh, slated for release in 2024, codenamed Brooklin. This unannounced console refresh has been extensively discussed in the Xbox 2030 roadmap.

A new console

Among the leaked details, a slide provides a first look at the new console, featuring a distinctive circular design and the absence of a disc drive. Internal documents reveal the console will boast 2TB of storage, a USB-C port with power delivery capabilities, and a completely redesigned controller.

Xbox Series X

Additionally, Microsoft plans to incorporate Wi-Fi 6E support, a Bluetooth 5.2 chip, and a new chip based on 6nm architecture for enhanced efficiency. The company is aiming for a launch price of $499, mirroring that of the Xbox Series X.

The roadmap also references a refresh for the Xbox Series S, expected to arrive with 1TB of storage, Bluetooth 5.2, and Wi-Fi 6E support. Both these console updates are rumored to launch sometime next year.

A new controller

In addition to the console refreshes, Microsoft is also working on a new controller called Sebille, set to debut later this year. This controller introduces gyro support, along with Bluetooth 5.2. Notably, it now offers cloud connectivity, an updated Xbox Wireless 2 connection, and a two-tone color scheme.

Xbox controller

The controller’s additional features encompass precision haptic feedback speakers, quieter buttons, swappable batteries, modular thumbsticks, and a motion-activated wake feature. These updates are poised to enhance the gaming experience for Xbox users.

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