The New Xbox Scorpio – Price, Release Date And Specs

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Xbox Scorpio

Hello Game-lovers!! What a great moment to live in As Microsoft present what seems to be the greatest gaming console of our time. This gaming console has been tagged Xbox Scorpio. With most features similar to the PlayStation game console like ‘PS4 & PS4 Pro’ the latest Microsoft master piece has additional and sophisticated specs added to it.  Microsoft’s Xbox division hopes that there new gaming console will beat down PS4 and PS4 Pro and put them back on the map.

The New Xbox Scorpio
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Xbox Scorpio Price

We expect the Xbox Scorpio to be quite expensive as the specs are much good than expected. According to Phil Spencer, “The Scorpio will be a premium console. It will cost more than [the Xbox One] S, obviously, this is how we are building it up,” he has said in the past to Spanish gaming site Levelup. “We have not announced the pricing yet, but want to make sure that the investment we are making in the product of Scorpio goes hand in hand with the requirement of high-end consumer and that means a higher price.”

It’s unclear on the exact price Microsoft will sell its new box for. Many speculations has it that the new gaming console’s price will be well over the $399 mark (that’s from  ₦ 163,191 exch. rate at $1 to  ₦ 405).

Xbox Scorpio Release Date

The Xbox Scorpio is expected to be out during the holiday period of 2017. November or December 2017 are the months in sight for the hardware release.

Xbox Scorpio Specs

  • CPU:Eight custom x86 cores clocked at 2.3GHz
  • GPU:40 customised compute units at 1172MHz
  • Memory:12GB GDDR5
  • Memory Bandwidth:326GB/sec
  • Hard Drive:1TB 2.5-inch
  • Optical Drive:4K UHD Blu-ray
  • Media Support: 60fps resolutions with HDR
Xbox Scorpio will play games at 4K resolution like Forza 7, Red Dead Redemption 2, Call of Duty, Battlefront 2, World War 2, Madden NFL 2017, FIFA 2018, and Star Wars. Scorpio project confirmed  last month that Middle-earth: Shadow of War from Warner Bros is a sure game of their list.

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