Followers and journalists alike have been saying for over a yr that the Series X, the deluxe model of Microsoft’s newest Xbox console, seems to be extra like a mini fridge — or a brick, or a monolith from 2001: A House Odyssey — than a online game system. Now, Microsoft has leaned into that with its newest gaming accent.
In April, the Xbox narrowly edged Skittles out in a Twitter competitors referred to as the “Model Bracket.” Microsoft GM Aaron Greenberg had promised earlier that, ought to Xbox win, they’d go forward and make official Xbox mini fridges.
Now Microsoft is following via. In a very bombastic trailer, it guarantees to “depart others chilly” with its new Series X lookalike cooler, the “world’s strongest mini fridge.”
The mini fridge is depicted as being large enough to maintain at the least 9 cans of your chosen beverage chilly, and similar to Halo Infinite, will debut at an unspecified level in “Holiday 2021.”
The mockup unit within the trailer includes a black exterior over an inside compartment that’s painted the obnoxiously neon inexperienced that was the Xbox’s trademark coloration, with a glowing Xbox icon on the higher left-hand nook. It’s additionally received the Series X’s speaker-style vents on high, although the fridge’s are strictly there for model factors.
No pricing, different options, or different particulars have been confirmed. It’s additionally unknown whether or not this shall be a limited-run collectible type of deal, or if Microsoft’s simply going to enter the themed equipment enterprise now. Perhaps they’ll comply with up with the Series S-themed beer cozy. Who even is aware of anymore.