Since Xbox One X launched in 2017, Microsoft has been keen to lead the console power charts. The company claimed 2017's Xbox One revision was the most powerful console in the world at the time, and it's carried that mantra forward with Xbox Series X. Well, according to the tech experts at Digital Foundry, there's evidence that it's paying off.
Since early 2020, DF's John Linneman has analysed 15 cross-platform titles to see how they perform on PlayStation and Xbox systems. The host claims that overall, Xbox Series X has come out on top eight times, with two comparisons favouring PS5, and five coming out pretty even across both platforms.
We're not here to fuel the rather pointless console wars - far from it. However, these findings do show that Xbox is doing well on the hardware front with Xbox Series X, in real world scenarios. Microsoft fell behind a lot during the early Xbox One days, and it's great to see the company back on its game regarding powerful console hardware.
While the new generation has been largely been held back by cross-gen titles so far, we're finally starting to see proper next-gen games in the pipeline. Forza Motorsport blew us away at Microsoft's recent Xbox & Bethesda Games Showcase, and we reckon it's going to be the first big showpiece for Xbox Series X|S. Well, barring the technical wizardry behind Microsoft Flight Simulator that is.
Are you happy with the power of Xbox Series X? What would you like to see from a new revision? Leave your thoughts in the comments!