The Sequence S is getting a recent coat of paint as effectively. “Ellewood,” as it’s codenamed, can have the identical worth as the present mannequin ($299) and can come packaged with the up to date controller. Inner storage is boosted from 512 GB to a full terabyte, and it boasts a decrease energy draw and quicker Wi-Fi over the earlier era. Reportedly, each refreshes might be on cabinets in 2024 — with the Sequence S launching in September, and the Sequence X in November.
For the deal hunters on the market, Microsoft reportedly says that the present 512 GB capability might be priced at $199 on Black Friday earlier than it goes to the large GameStop within the sky and it reaches the top of its service life. Leaked paperwork reveal that Microsoft desires to maneuver in direction of an all-digital platform for its console video games as fast as potential.
Whereas it might strike a deadly blow to the used video games marketplace for modern consoles, it is sensible on a bigger scale as PCs have shipped for years with out a disc drive.