Xbox Scorpio will become the most powerful system presented on the market, according to Eurogamer.
Would Xbox Scorpio shake the market?
Xbox Scorpio will be equipped with a custom eight-core CPU with a frequency of 2.3 gigahertz, 12 gigabytes of GDDR5 memory and graphics subsystem with a frequency of 1172 megahertz.
Technical unit Digital Foundry portal Eurogamer reported that Microsoft engineers managed to create the most powerful gaming platform in the history, which was able to launch techno for Forza Motorsport in 4K resolution at 60 frames per second.
The editor of the portal Kotaku noted that Microsoft will have to re-enter the console market with the new system. The current generation of set-top boxes started in 2013, and since then the PlayStation 4 has dominated the market.
Sony sold more than 53 million PlayStation 4
Sony sold over three million consoles for less than a month.
At the CES 2017 launch on January 5, Sony shared data on the total sales of the PlayStation 4. According to Kazuo Hirai, the company’s executive director, at the moment 53.4 million different console models have been sold.
In early December, representatives of Sony announced 50 million sold consoles. PlayStation 4, PlayStation 4 Pro and PlayStation 4 Slim were a popular gift in the past holidays.
The company also told that during the Christmas holidays it managed to sell more than 50 million copies of software. One of the leaders in sales was Uncharted 4: A Thief’s End – by December 21, 8.7 million copies sold.
To make a worthy competition for Sony, Microsoft will have to present a line of quality exclusives at the PS4 level, I’m sure the author of Kotaku.