Earlier this week, Slightly Mad Studios CEO Ian Bell introduced his firm was growing the Mad Box, a brand new standalone online game console to rival the PlayStation and Xbox. Bell has now revealed just a few extra particulars concerning the mysterious platform, together with how an early model of it appears to be like.
The first photos of the Mad Box have been shared on Bell’s official Twitter account, which you’ll see beneath. The console resembles a PC, with an M-shaped tower and the Slightly Mad Studios emblem etched into one aspect. The system’s inside parts have been blurred out within the photos, nevertheless, as Bell says the crew is “still in discussions” concerning that. He additionally notes that is “not the final design.”
According to Bell, the Mad Box could be very mild and encompasses a deployable carry deal with on the highest so you’ll be able to simply transport it. He additionally says the system “will talk to other Mad Boxes without cables,” though he did not elaborate any additional on that.
Bell claims the Mad Box is “the most powerful console ever built,” that includes specs that “will be equivalent to a very fast PC two years from now.” Speaking with Variety, he stated the system “will support most major VR headsets” and permit as much as 90 frames-per-second “per eye” for digital actuality play. He additionally says the system will provide 4K visuals.
Pricing and launch particulars for the Mad Box have but to be introduced, however Bell says the system will ship around the globe in about three years and be “competitive with upcoming console prices.”