No more TV pass-through for the next Xbox consoles

Madalina Dinita
by Madalina Dinita
Former Managing Editor
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The fact that gamers are always eager to see what the newest consoles will bring is something that goes without saying. However, when many expectations are shattered right before the launch date, is it pretty heartbreaking.

One good example is that of the latest generation of Xbox consoles, dubbed Generation X.

A leaked photo of the backside of the latest console revealed one crucial detail that sparked controversy: there is no HDMI port.

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What does this mean? Simply put, no HDMI port means that the next generation of Xbox console will no longer support TV passthrough.

Admittedly, the image shown above is that of a prototype, so in theory, this shouldn’t reflect the final product. However, the launch date is very close, so the addition of extra ports is highly unlikely.

Microsoft had nothing to add or comment about the picture. However, they stuck to their original description of the new Xbox as being more powerful than any other console.

However, the lack of the HDMI port goes against Microsoft’s original plan of turning the Xbox into the Complete All-in-One Games and Entertainment System.

With just months until the official release, gamers are left with nothing but questions regarding the device’s connectivity.

What do you think the Xbox will use as a form of connectivity? Leave your opinion in the comment section below.