In fact, according to McCarthy, the Xbox Scorpio would be pretty affordable for those who now have an Xbox One. Some of those sales may have come from new console gamers and markets, but it suggests that Sony won former Xbox owners this time around.
Microsoft's Xbox One didn't have the best of starts back in 2013 when it launched, but now Microsoft's black box has built up a strong reputation of exclusives and community spirit. Though, not all games coming to Xbox One will be included on the Xbox Play Anywhere program, Microsoft reassures that every Xbox One game will toil with the Project Scorpio and vice versa.
Common wisdom has been that the failure of the Xbox One made Microsoft want to move on from this generation as soon as possible, without alienating the millions of people who had invested money into an Xbox One already. Is 4K support the right route to take with these new consoles?
The Project Scorpio trade-in feature further holds true to the Xbox Play Anywhere strategy, wherein Xbox One games would be playable on the new Project Scorpio console.
The price for the new console is set at $349 for the 1TB and $399 for the 2TB. Most regular gamers ended up buying extra memory from companies like offtek.co.uk to ensure they had enough storage space for all of their games.
Meanwhile, the upcoming gaming platform from Nintendo is rumored to be priced high compared to Wii U console because of the addition of new specs. However, VR for the said console seems to be a distant dream. You can pick one out of these three along with $20 for the Xbox Design Lab which allows you to get a custom designed controller for free as part of the Xbox One Spring Bundle. He plans to do that by convincing PC gamers to switch to the Xbox One. Do you share this idea about virtual reality? The Kinect hasn't really been a big seller for Microsoft, though, so we're not that surprised to see them give up on it.
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He and the rest of the gang at Microsoft will have some time to figure it out, though, as Project Scorpio isn't slated for launch until sometime in late 2017.