Xbox E3 2017: Project Scorpio Revealed as Xbox One X

Past year at E3 Microsoft hinted that project Scorpio would be a platform for virtual reality gaming, but the company made no mention of VR during the Xbox One X announcement, and no VR games are being launched with the hardware.

At time of writing, Microsoft has yet to reveal how much the Xbox One X will cost, but we'll update this article with more information as soon as it's announced. Meet the Xbox One X, which is launching worldwide on November 7th later this year.

Microsoft also says the One X has 40% more power than any other console, but it is actually the smallest console the firm has ever built. The Microsoft said that they want to make the gaming experience more like real life experience.

Microsoft has said that the new gaming console will support 4K/HDR gaming and will feature a 4K Blu-ray drive.

According to a report the console will also be immediately compatible with all existing Xbox One games, which is another point that will play well with the fans. The GPU engine runs at 1,172Mhz, a large jump from the 853Mhz found on the Xbox One and 911Mhz in the PS4 Pro.

Those here in the United States who are interested in purchasing the Xbox One X should keep an eye on this Amazon page.

Geoff Knightly, host behind The Game Awards, announced today via Twitter that the Xbox One X will be priced at $499. We expect to see more titles being enhanced as we approach the One X's release date.

"We obviously looked at "Elite, ' but we've called one of our Xbox One consoles "Elite" already", Spencer explained, going on to note that "'S" was obviously used already".

There are now 300 backwards compatible titles and no Xbox One X exclusives have been announced yet.

At its press conference, Microsoft showed a total of 42 new titles on-stage, including 22 Xbox and Windows 10 titles.

  • Arturo Norris