In an interview with French media outlet Gameblog, Chris Lee, head of Studio 343 of Halo: Infinity, said the first-person shooter, which runs on all Scarlett devices, appeared to confirm further that there were other next-generation Xbox consoles in addition to the Xbox Series X. Scarlett is the code name for Xbox Next Generation console hardware.
Severalmedia have previously reported on the console, code-named Lockhart, known as the Xbox Series X, a low-end version of the next-generation Xbox, aimed at price-sensitive consumers.
Lockhart developers are understood to have been available to game developers for months, and next generation Xbox developers are expected to support Xbox One S and Xbox One X, as well as Xbox Series X and Lockhart.
In a recently released development document seen by VGC, Microsoft refers only to its next-generation host hardware as the “Scarlett host family.” According to the documents, the Xbox console family includes Series X and Lockhart.
According to previous reports, lockhart host equipped with the same CPU and SSD as XSX, but the GPU performance is weak, computing performance is only 4TF, compared to XSX GPU reached 12TF.
Microsoft recently confirmed it has discontinued the Xbox One X and the digital Xbox One S console, seemingly making way for a cheaper next-generation Xbox console.
The Xbox One X was released in November 2017 and the digital Xbox One S console was only available last year.