Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT) is expected to release the Project Scorpio Edition of its most powerful gaming console, the Xbox One X.
According to reports, the Redmond-based technology giant is holding a press event on Sunday to make a surprise announcement. Reports and leaks suggest that Microsoft will unveil the Project Scorpio Edition at the event. Additionally, the company could announce new video games for the Xbox One X, which will arrive later this year.
What is Project Scorpio Edition?
As you may already know, the Project Scorpio was the code name of the Xbox One X, which Microsoft touted as the most powerful Xbox console ever built. The device will go on the sale in November.
Ahead of the launch, many German retailers – including Saturn and MediaMarkt – posted listings of the Project Scorpio Edition on their websites. The listings, however, now have been removed.
According to the leaked details, the Project Scorpio Edition will include exclusively-designed console and controller. The listings show that both console and controller will get unique colors scheme. The system will be available in limited quantity.
In the leaked photos, we can see shining “Project Scorpio” name on both console and controller. The special edition console will arrive with a vertical stand, which won’t be available in the Xbox One X standard edition.
Tech experts believe that the Project Scorpio Edition won’t be different from the standard edition of the Xbox One X in terms of specifications.
Xbox One X – What You Should Know
Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT) revealed the Xbox One X at Electronic Entertainment Expo in June this year. The technology giant called it “the most powerful console” and “smallest” video gaming machine ever.
The console is designed to offer six teraflops of graphical power to support 4K gaming and virtual reality.
– CPU: Eight-Core 2.3GHz Processor
– GPU: 40 Compute Units at 1172MHz
– RAM: 12GB GDDR5
– Bandwidth: 326GB/s
– Storage: 1TB Drive
– Disc: UHD Blu-Ray Player
– Video: 4K Output, HDR 10 Support
– Connectors: 2x HDMI (2.0b out, 1.4b in), 3x USB 3.0 ports, IR out, S/PDIF, Ethernet
– Wireless: Bluetooth, Wi-Fi Direct, Dual-Band Wi-Fi, IR blaster
Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT) will release the Xbox One X on November 7 at a retail price of $500.