Microsoft might finally announce the Xbox handheld at the Games Showcase

Rumors and rumors, but this one might actually be true.

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Did you listen to the latest talk in the gaming sphere? It appears that Xbox is close to revealing something huge, and we’re not only referring to a fresh game. There has been gossip about a next-gen portable console that could be released earlier than anticipated.

Now, let’s discuss the rumor mill. We can hear you saying, “Again, with the rumors?” But there is something in these whispers that feels real this time. The Xbox Games Showcase is approaching, and the noise has grown louder.

Phil Spencer, the top person in charge of Xbox, has been subtly suggesting it. He mentioned that he likes PC-based handheld systems such as the Steam Deck.

And let’s face it – when someone high up says something, it usually means there’s a plan being put together, and like your morning coffee, something is indeed brewing. Maybe we’re finally getting an Xbox handheld gaming console.

Microsoft has also stated that they’re developing next-gen hardware and a portable device may already be tested. There is talk of a portable Xbox handheld — this may happen soon, with its release possibly occurring in 2026.

Now, let’s discuss the Xbox Games Showcase taking place this Sunday. If we recall from past events, do you remember when the Xbox Series X was first shown to the public? It was a teaser video that made us curious for more. Hence, could we see a preview of what will come this weekend?

Yet, there is more. The gossip machine, fueled by leaker eXtas1s, hints that we may not only witness a preview for the portable console but also experience an unexpected release of a fresh first-party game.

Speculations are full of options ranging from indie treasures to blockbusters. And though shadow drops may not always be successful, the excitement of waiting for them is part of the enjoyment, right?

Will Xbox, too, enter the portable gaming handheld world and compete directly against products like Steam Deck, Rog Ally (with its new X version), or Legion Go? It’s a big challenge, but if anyone can make noise in this area, then it might be them.

With the showcase coming soon, all attention will be on Microsoft to determine whether these rumors become true. And oh boy, if luck is with us, we might be able to touch something groundbreaking.

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