Microsoft Xbox Scorpio Release Date, News & Update: Games At 4K Confrimed

By Jennifer R. Irvin , Updated Sep 30, 2016 11:52 PM EDT

Shannon Loftis, the publishing general manager of Microsoft Studios announced that Microsoft Xbox Scorpio games will render natively at 4K. During the recent interview on USA Today, she made a statement concerning the games that they are making. According to her, all developed games under the Scorpio time frame will surely run natively at 4K.

The most awaited Xbox Scorpio console is expected to be launched in holiday 2017. Price-wise, no announcement has been made yet. However, since the giant tech company has considered the device as "premium", you can expect that it will not be pocket-friendly. Based on the report of Gamespot, the system showcases 6 teraflops of performance, which makes it the "most powerful console ever made," as tagged by Microsoft.

Meanwhile, Sony's PlayStation 4 Pro will be on sale in November with an attractive price at $400. Gamespot highlights the difference between the PS4 Pro and Microsoft Xbox Scorpio when it comes to performance. The latter is said to be 40% more powerful than than the Sony's device.

The PS4 Pro, on the other hand, is also capable of 4K. During the interview with DigitalSpy, Andrew House, the president of PlayStation, confirmed that most PS4 Pro titles are set to be upscaled to 4K rather than running natively at the said resolution.

House stated that the majority will definitely be upscaled based on the portfolio of the game that he had seen to date. However, when the interviewer raised the question regarding the Sony's description of 4Kto be misleading, House disagreed and said that he doesn't think it is. According to him, the real question is whether the players see a significant difference when it comes to the game experience or not.

Those who want to compare Microsoft Xbox Scorpio and PS4 Pro, more in-depth information is available at Gamespot. Watch video for more information:


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