Project Scorpio Official Reveal Date Confirmed

By Michael Augustin , Updated Apr 06, 2017 06:05 AM EDT
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Fans of Microsoft's Xbox gaming systems have more reason to be excited as news regarding the company's Project Scorpio has steadily increased in the past weeks. Different sources have started to speculate that the new flagship console is due for its official reveal sometime in the next few weeks leading up to E3. However, a recent report appears to have confirmed that Microsoft will officially unveil the new platform this week to the surprise of several gamers.

It has been observed by fans that personalities closely involved with Project Scorpio have reportedly shared some updates about the console's development. However, it seems the meatier details have continuously been kept secret from the public until now. Game Rant claims that the absence of information will be most likely resolved within the week when the manufacturer final lifts the curtains off their latest 4K-ready gaming system.

According to a couple of well-known Twitter personalities, Microsoft is scheduled to finally release the final specifications of the Project Scorpio this week on Thursday. Twitter users @shinobi602 and @JezCorden have both been credited as reliable sources of notable news before it becomes officially available. They have posted hints about the impressive specs of the new console as well as the possible reveal date this week respectively.

The podcasting group @TiC_Podcast also tweeted to confirm that sources have indicated that Microsoft will introduce the Project Scorpio console on Thursday. They also noted that the reveal will be handled by the folks at Eurogamer/Digital Foundry, who are known to be very thorough when it comes to discussions about components and specs.

Microsoft has already hinted that Project Scorpio will take center stage during their scheduled E3 2017 press conference. Other speculations claim that the console's official reveal will include previews of several games supported by the new platform. However, the expected product reveal might entirely focus on the hardware alone this time, as suspected by most gamers.

The most recent speculation about the Project Scorpio being a modular console was recently debunked by Microsoft, as reported by Gamenguide. Phil Spencer reportedly replied to a fan to confirm that the new console will be a plug-and-play model and not upgradable as rumored.

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