A Microsoft consultant has advised Business Insider that the title of the subsequent Xbox system is definitely simply “Xbox” and never “Xbox Collection X” as was broadly believed when Phil Spencer debuted the console final week at The Sport Awards.
“The title we’re carrying ahead to the subsequent technology is solely Xbox,” a Microsoft consultant advised Enterprise Insider, “and at The Sport Awards you noticed that title come to life by way of the Xbox Collection X.”
Wanting again at Spencer’s Sport Awards presentation and the accompanying official blog post, the way in which he referred to the upcoming system may have contributed to the confusion.
“Subsequent vacation,” Spencer stated on the awards present, “Xbox Collection X will lead us into the way forward for console gaming …” Equally, he stated, “Builders across the globe are already onerous at work constructing video games for Xbox Collection X.”
The system’s brand, however, with the phrases “Collection X” in a smaller font to the Xbox title, appears to sign the console’s precise title higher.
However, the Collection X designation leaves room for Microsoft to come back out with totally different variations of the system.
“Much like what followers have seen with earlier generations,” the rep advised Enterprise Insider, “the title ‘Xbox Collection X’ permits room for added consoles sooner or later.”
A smaller, cheaper model of the brand new system with out a disc drive, has been rumored since final yr, however no official bulletins have been made.
At present Microsoft has not introduced a worth for the subsequent Xbox (Collection X) – coming in vacation 2020.
[Supply: Business Insider]