Next-gen Xbox Scarlett development kit is called 'Anaconda'

The codename for Xbox One was 'Durango' while Xbox Scarlett is reportedly codenamed 'Anaconda'

Published Dec 16, 2018 2:08 AM CST   |   Updated Tue, Nov 3 2020 11:50 AM CST
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The hype for next-gen consoles is beginning to get louder and louder, and while we have been hearing more about Sony's next-gen PlayStation 5 console, that doesn't mean Microsoft's new Xbox Scarlett console has been invisible.

Next-gen Xbox Scarlett development kit is called 'Anaconda' | TweakTown.com

The latest news for the next-gen Xbox comes from Windows Central write Jez Corden, who tweeted the next-gen Xbox development kit is codenamed "Anaconda", with Microsoft staying with its reptile-themed codenames. The original Xbox One was codenamed "Durango" while the beefier Xbox One X console was codenamed "Chuckwalla".

Microsoft should be using AMD's upcoming CPU and GPU technology inside of the next-gen Xbox Scarlett include Zen 2 as well as the custom-made Navi GPU architecture which will be refitted for a new PC graphics side. The new Xbox 'Anaconda' console will see a Navi-based GPU that will use GDDR6 memory technology, over the HBM2 used in Vega and GDDR5 used on the Radeon RX 400/500 series and the Polaris-based GPU inside of the Xbox One/S/X consoles.

  • Xbox One - Durango
  • Xbox One X - Chuckwalla
  • Xbox Sclarett - Anaconda
NEWS SOURCE:twitter.com

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