Xbox Series XS patent sparks rumors of a third console — Here’s what we know

Microsoft’s naming convention for the new generation of Xboxes is confusing. The subtle branding difference between the Series X and Series S has been a pain point for users since they were announced. It immediately led to sales for the on sites like Amazon, indicating that potential buyers may have been confused about which is which.

A recent patent filing at the end of December from Microsoft is only making matters worse. The company recently submitted a for Xbox Series XS, dredging up months of confusion once again. Now, Xbox owners are left wondering if another new variation on the latest round of consoles is imminent, or if the answer is much more boring than that.

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