Microsoft To Fully Reveal Project Scorpio at E3 2017
- Author: Terrell Bush Apr 14, 2017,
Apr 14, 2017, 7:36
The Xbox One has been around for almost 4 years and now Microsoft is looking to launch yet another more powerful system before the end of 2017 providing 6 TFLOPS, 326GB/s of memory bandwidth and advanced, custom silicon for gamers to enjoy. Now called as Project Scorpio, the console promises upgrades in order to boost performance from its current-generation predecessor.
"We look forward to sharing even more about Project Scorpio this year at E3", a Microsoft representative told me this morning.
It's more powerful than Sony's PS4 Pro, released in November 2016, and will be able to offer better performance when it comes to both resolution and frame rate.
"We thought 4K TVs would get to scale in the middle of this generation", he explained.
Keep your eyes at windowslatest for more news about the Xbox Project Scorpio.
Project Scorpio is shaping up to be the most powerful game console ever created, but that apparently won't mean that it'll sport the same form-factor of the VCR-like original Xbox One. "So if you've got a 4K version of your game on PC, we want to make moving that, those assets, and that capability over to Scorpio seamless for you". For any other console, I'd say there is no way in heck the retail model will have that many; Xbox One S only has one, after all. "We will support VR on Scorpio, we're going to do that, I think it's important, I think there's some great immersive VR experiences", he said. With the silicon that was available [to manufacture with], they picked the parts that made sense to go and put together a console in 2016.
"I think we're on like a decade-long journey with VR, and we're still right at the beginning".
Spencer also spoke briefly on his continued commitment to console development - and the future of Xbox consoles, specifically.
"In terms of where [consoles] will go, I still believe in the power of a television in the home". "And I've said, and this is actually true, the planning for what happens after Scorpio in the console space is already underway". Like, what is the next thing?
The blog post also confirms the fact that Xbox One games will be playable on the Project Scorpio console.