Microsoft has introduced that it’s going to livestream a sequence of discussions the place it’ll discuss Xbox Collection X and Challenge xCloud, amongst different issues. The streaming occasion, known as Recreation Stack Stay, will cowl the experiences Microsoft had deliberate for Recreation Builders Convention (GDC), can be held on March 17 and March 18. On the primary day, the corporate will maintain panel discussions which can be extra developer centered, whereas on the second day, it’ll speak concerning the Xbox Collection X and Challenge xCloud.
On its web site, the subject in query has been listed as “Xbox Collection X + Challenge xCloud = New Chapter in Gaming” with none additional description. However, it’s anticipated that Microsoft will share some extra particulars concerning the upcoming console and its streaming service that has been within the testing section for a while now. Among the different discussions that Microsoft is planning embrace “What’s new in DirectX: Raytracing, mesh shading, and extra” and “What it means to run a sport studio”.
Ever because the announcement of the Xbox Collection X at Digital Leisure Expo (E3) 2019, the corporate has been step by step revealing specs of the console. Up to now, we all know that it’s based mostly on AMD’s newest Zen 2 and RDNA 2 architectures. It is going to ship 12 teraflops of Graphics Processing Unit (GPU) efficiency, double of what the Xbox One X can do. It is going to have Variable Charge Shading (VRS) that permits builders to “prioritize particular person results on particular sport characters or vital environmental objects.” It is going to additionally include hardware-accelerated DirectX Raytracing which brings correct reflections and true-to-life lighting in actual time gameplay.
We additionally know Xbox Collection X may have a more recent technology SSD for sooner loading occasions, a Dynamic Latency Enter (DLI) function, and one thing that comes as nice information for all Xbox followers, backwards compatibility.