An Australian startup is proposing to convert the Xbox Series S home console into a portable console using a module containing a screen. The project reached its fundraising goal on Kickstarter in just 24 hours.
One of the limitations of home consoles is the requirement to plug it into a TV. It is therefore difficult to take it on a trip, and it is not always possible to play it at home if other people wish to watch a. , an Australian startup, offers a solution in the form of a screen to be integrated on Series S.
The xScreen is a module that plugs into the back of the console and gives it the appearance of a laptop straight out of the 1990s. It incorporates an 11.6 inch Full HD (1,920 x 1,080 pixels) screen at 60. According to UPspec Gaming, the device is ideal for being able to play when the TV is already in use, to avoid the often complicated connections to the screens of hotel rooms, and it can be used while camping or to simplify evenings with several .
The xScreen presentation video, a screen that integrates directly into the Xbox Series S. © Upspec Gaming
A project that has already received more than five times its funding target
Its ports plug directly into the socketsand USB from the console, and small clips on the side attach to the Xbox’s air vents to hold the assembly together. The device is powered by the console’s USB socket, so the only cable needed is the power supply. . The xScreen also contains stereo speakers as well as controls for adjusting the screen and screen. , and weighs 695 grams (without the console).
The xScreen seems to be very successful. The device has just been launched as a project on the crowdfunding site Kickstarter and is currently offered at the preferential rate of 259 Australian dollars (169 euros). In just 24 hours, he surpassed his initial goal of 13,000 Australian dollars (8,150 euros) to reach more than 70,000 Australian dollars (44,000 euros). There are still 29 days to contribute, and delivery is scheduled for January 2022.