Microsoft and Sony are both more aggressive in terms of performance improvements for next-generation consoles, most notable for the fact that both the PS5 and Xbox Series X are specifically designed for cooling. Following a review of the Xbox Series X provided by Microsoft to some media outlets some time ago, some media outlets said the console’s fever was more pronounced, and Microsoft officials have publicly stated that the Xbox Series X has a fever similar to that of the Xbox One X.
Among the media that got a trial review of the Xbox Series X, CNET editor Jeff Bakalar said the console also had a noticeable fever in standby, that he felt “a little baked” and even likened the Xbox Series X to a “fireplace” and that pulling out the rear expansion card would feel “hot.”
This series of statements has raised questions about Xbox-watching players, who have turned to Microsoft for proof.
Aaron Greenberg, game marketing manager for Microsoft’s Xbox division, responded on Twitter that Microsoft’s engineering team had been tested to make the Xbox Series X as hot as the Xbox One X, in response to a question from players about whether running down-compatible games caused the console to overheat.
To solve the thermal problem, the Xbox Series X uses a large area of the equal heat plate and cooling holes and is equipped with a low-noise fan. According to Microsoft officials, the new consoles are 70% more air-flowing than the previous generation, while maintaining minimal noise.
The Xbox Series X will be available on November 10.