The Xbox Sequence S might need leaked earlier this week earlier than being formally unveiled, however Microsoft was hiding it in plain sight months in the past. Xbox chief Phil Spencer appeared in a number of interviews in July, forward of Microsoft’s Xbox video games showcase, and he hid an Xbox Sequence S on the cabinets behind him.

The official Xbox account revealed the flowery prank at present, and Spencer added that the Xbox Sequence S appeared in at the very least three YouTube video interviews throughout July. Whereas it would sound stunning for an unannounced console to be hidden in movies, Microsoft has a behavior of hiding secrets and techniques and codes as teasers forward of its console bulletins.

Microsoft teased its Xbox One X console with a bunch of movies that hinted at its 6 teraflops of GPU efficiency forward of E3 in 2017. The corporate additionally teased the Xbox Series X, beneath the codename Scarlett, in E3 teasers final 12 months.

Microsoft was compelled to announce the Xbox Sequence S a bit sooner than deliberate this week, after the console and its $299 price leaked. The Xbox Sequence S will use the identical CPU because the bigger, extra highly effective Xbox Sequence X and a 512GB customized SSD. Microsoft is concentrating on the Xbox Sequence S, with its four teraflops of GPU efficiency, at 1080p TVs and 1440p gaming on gaming screens, reasonably than 4K. The Xbox Sequence S will launch on November 10th, priced at $299.

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