E3 2016: Microsoft announce Project Scorpio, “the world’s most powerful console”

by on June 13, 2016

Microsoft have announced a new more powerful console known only as Project Scorpio — one which features 8 CPU cores, 320GB/sec memory bandwidth as well as 6 teraflops of processing power.

Project Scorpio titles will be entirely compatible with Xbox One and Xbox One S titles, allowing for a broader range of interconnectivity between the consoles meaning “no-one gets left behind”. Project Scorpio also boasts 4K gameplay running at 60Hz as well as high-power support for virtual reality devices. Phil Spencer said the company is announcing Scorpio now as to allow developers to build powerful and rich games for the console’s launch.

Project Scorpio is set to launch next winter.

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