Xbox Project Scorpio Release Date, News & Update: Upcoming Console Set for a 2017 Release; Specs and Features Revealed

By Tim Armstrong , Updated Oct 15, 2016 12:10 AM EDT

Microsoft's upcoming console dubbed as Xbox Project Scorpio has been making headlines for quite some time now; however, Redmond-based Tech Company has yet to provide concrete details regarding its development and release date. Now, gamers are facing a dilemma whether they wait for the highly anticipated gaming system or just get the latest Xbox One S.

According to a report by PC Advisor UK, Microsoft is planning to release the new Xbox Project Scorpio in 2017; however, its lack of solid information is making fans wondering if it will be as good as advertised. Although the upcoming gaming console has become a favorite subject of numerous rumors and speculations online, Microsoft has yet to confirm these reports. Previous reports suggested that the new gaming system will definitely come out with impressive specs and features, which will make it the most powerful console ever made.

Despite the lack of official details from Microsoft, fans were able to gather some information from several sources over the Internet. According to these reports, the Xbox Project Scorpio will carry a VR feature and has the ability to support full 4K gaming. Some industry observers are saying that the new Microsoft gaming platform will have several advanced features that will not be found in any gaming system, not even in Sony's PlayStation 4 Pro.

Without any official announcement from Microsoft, most fans are just not sold on the Xbox Project Scorpio hype train. However, the company is expected to provide certain details about the development of their new console and its release date in the new few months before its launch date.

Meanwhile, the Xbox One S from Microsoft had already been released and is currently doing well in the market. The new gaming console is considered as a slim version of the basic Xbox One and also has the ability to support 4K display.

Should fans wait for the new Xbox Project Scorpio or settle with the current Xbox One S? Stay tuned for more news and updates about Microsoft's Xbox Project Scorpio.

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