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The Xbox One S is the latest Xbox from Microsoft that was announced yesterday. The new Xbox One includes 4K video playback, HDR gaming, an integrated power supply, up to 2TB of storage, as well as a vertical stand. More importantly, the new Xbox is 40% smaller than the original Xbox One. According to Rod Fergusson, the head of The Coalition, games can perform better on the Xbox One S when compared to the original Xbox One. The device apparently includes “additional raw GPU and CPU power compared to the Xbox One,” which will improve the frame rate for games:
The Coalition studio head Rod Fergusson talks in particular about improved surface detail on things like metal and armor — it will also provide a more consistent level of technical performance as well, Fergusson told Polygon in an interview following Microsoft’s press briefing today.
According to Fergusson, the Xbox One S has additional raw GPU and CPU power compared to the Xbox One, and The Coalition’s engineers have been able to take advantage of that to reduce the frequency of frame rate or resolution penalties in more demanding sections of the game.
In case you missed it, here’s everything you need to know about the Xbox One S. You can also pre-order the Xbox One S from the links below:
- Microsoft Store US
- Microsoft Store UK
- Amazon – Xbox One S 2TB Console
- Amazon – Xbox One S 1TB Console
- Amazon – Xbox One S 500GB Console
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