- Electronics company TCL has claimed that it expects PS5 Pro and the new Xbox Series X|S consoles to launch in 2023 or 2024.
- During its latest press event, TCL has shared some details about the expected console refresh.
- Sony and Microsoft may be looking at a manufacturing advantage with the console refresh as PS5 and Xbox Series X stocks have been limited since launch.
Rumours regarding upgraded versions of PS5 and Xbox Series X|S have been making rounds for several months. The new versions of these consoles are expected to come with a significant performance and graphics boost. AMD, which manufactured processors for both PS5 and Xbox Series X|S, has recently started hiring a System-on-Chip verification engineer for the next-gen RDNA family graphics seemingly for the new consoles. These chips are expected to be based on the Zen 3 architecture that could be used for PS5 Pro and the next Xbox Series X|S consoles.
Electronics company TCL has now claimed that it expects PS5 Pro and the new Xbox Series X|S consoles to arrive in 2023 or 2024. According to the Polish site PPE.pl, the company hosted a press event to show off its latest TVs and shared some details about the expected console refresh. TCL claims that the new consoles will offer up to 120 FPS gameplay at 2160p resolution and they will be able to play games in 8K. The company also expects PS5 Pro and the next Xbox Series X|S with chips that are equivalent to AMD’s upcoming Radeon RX 7700 XT GPU. It should be noted that neither Sony nor Microsoft has confirmed these details yet.
Both Sony and Microsoft had released newer versions of their last-gen consoles, which were PS4 Pro and Xbox One X. So, it won’t be surprising to see the companies follow the same strategy for the current-gen consoles too. Besides these, the companies may also be looking at a manufacturing advantage with the console refresh as PS5 and Xbox Series X stocks have been limited since launch due to the global chip shortage. With newer consoles and better production techniques, Microsoft and Sony could be able to offset the impact of PS5 and Xbox Series X stock shortage.