April 13, 2024

Pictures allegedly displaying the white, digital-only Xbox Collection X reported to be within the works earlier this yr have leaked on-line.

An “adorably all-digital” Xbox Collection X refresh, deliberate for a 2024 launch, first surfaced as a part of a mammoth leak of official Microsoft documentation throughout final yr’s court docket battle with the FTC. Regardless of Xbox boss Phil Spencer later downplaying the leak, a report surfaced in February claiming not solely was Microsoft’s all-digital Xbox Collection X nonetheless alive, it was aiming to launch “someday between the upcoming months of June and July”.

That declare was made by famous leaker eXtas1s, who has now resurfaced with (extraordinarily low-resolution) photos allegedly displaying a seemingly near-release model of the all-digital console.

Admittedly, there’s not a complete lot of be aware to be seen; as anticipated, the obvious variations between this reported new mannequin and the prevailing Xbox Collection X are the brand new white color and a conspicuous absence of a disc-drive on the entrance of the machine. All different exterior apsects look like kind of the identical.

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That is in step with eXtas1s’ earlier claims the digital-only Xbox Collection X would solely provide comparatively minor modifications to the present mannequin past the absent optical disc drive, with enhancements restricted to an enhanced heatsink and upgraded Nexus card – definitely nothing as radical as the brand new cylindrical design, front-facing USB-C slot, improved wi-fi, refreshed controller, and decreased energy draw seen in final yr’s FTC leak.

eXtas1s says the brand new all-digital mannequin will doubtless be priced “in a lesser bracket” in comparison with the present £479.99/$499.99 Xbox Collection X.