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Everything You Need To Know About The New Xbox Series X & Xbox Series S

And that mysterious monolith in the Toronto Harbour.
Everything You Need To Know About The New Xbox Series X & Xbox Series S

Today, you might witness a unique sight at the Toronto Harbour — something you've definitely never seen before.

A 40-foot Xbox console will be chilling there, displaying a variety of original work from local artists, game trailers and game codes.

But why will this piece of technology find itself in the Toronto Harbour?

Because Xbox is celebrating the launch of a new generation of gaming, which begins with the Xbox Series X and Xbox Series S.

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Since public gatherings aren't recommended right now, you can tune in and watch everything live on Twitch with the rest of the gaming community.

With their latest innovation, Xbox has put the players at the centre of their vision.

The Xbox Series X is the fastest and most powerful gaming console built by Microsoft and will set the bar for gaming technology for the foreseeable future.

Not only is it super powerful, but it also offers a level of visual fidelity that's unprecedented in the world of gaming.

Allowing you to push your creativity to the limit, the new Xbox Series X is available to order online and at select retailers for $599.99.

But Xbox believes that the next generation of gaming shouldn't only be available to a select few.

As a way to give everyone the chance to enjoy this new gaming frontier, they've built the new and all-digital Xbox Series S.

This smaller, super sleek console delivers all the amazing features of next-generation gaming, including crazy fast-loading games and wonderfully dynamic worlds — all for $379.99. 

The Xbox Series X and Xbox Series S will officially launch globally on November 10.

What makes this release even better? On day one, you’ll be the first to enjoy next-gen versions of the most anticipated games of the year such as Assassin’s Creed Valhalla and Watch Dogs: Legion.

Plus make sure you pick up an Xbox Game Pass Ultimate subscription to get access to over 100 high-quality games (including Microsoft’s first-party exclusives at launch) for only $16.99/month.

Here's everything else that you need to know about the new Xbox Series X and Xbox Series S.

Backward Compatibility

Basically, this means that you can play any game created for Xbox One, backward-compatible Xbox 360 and even original Xbox games.

So as you move forward in your gaming journey, you'll still be able to revisit old classics when the mood strikes — because who isn't down for some OG Halo or Fuzion Frenzy every now and then?

Xbox Velocity Architecture

This guarantees rapid load times, steadier frame rates, and the ability to seamlessly switch between multiple games with the Quick Resume feature.

You'll never be stuck playing the same tired game.

Smart Delivery

This feature ensures that you're always playing the best version of your game.

That's right — say goodbye to terrible graphics.

Variable Rate Shading

This allows developers to focus GPU power on the areas that matter.

For players, that means greater detail and precision that will ultimately deliver an incredible picture.

DirectX Raytracing

DirectX Raytracing will create visuals that seem nearly lifelike.

Gaming on the Xbox Series X and Xbox Series S will basically be like watching a movie.

Support For Faster Speeds

The Xbox Series X and Xbox Series S will support up to 120FPS and symmetrical CPU and I/O speeds.

This will enhance the gaming experience for players worldwide.

These two new incredible systems aren't the only gaming revolution that Xbox is launching on November 10.

Xbox will also expand its Xbox All Access service into Canada, offering players a next-gen Xbox and 24 months of Xbox Game Pass Ultimate starting at $39.99/month.

And now, Xbox has partnered with companies like Electronic Arts so that some of the best games, like FIFA and Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order, will be available to play for one low monthly price.

What this launch means for you is that whether you're looking for a top-of-the-line console, prefer to experience the next generation in a smaller all-digital console at a lower price, or even prefer to pay monthly for gaming with no upfront cost, Xbox has you covered.

You can purchase your Xbox Series X or Xbox Series S online or in-store today.

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Xbox is kicking off the start of an iconic gaming-culture shift with a 40-foot Xbox console at Toronto Harbour to celebrate the launch of the Xbox Series X and Xbox Series S.

You can also catch the live stream on Twitch.

Purchase your Xbox Series X or Xbox Series S today. Follow Xbox Canada on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and YouTube.

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