Xbox ‘Scorpio’ hardware gets detailed

After months of secrecy since its reveal back in E3 2016, Microsoft has decided to reveal a few details about their upcoming Xbox console, codenamed ‘Scorpio’.

So here’s what we already knew before this; Scorpio is a mid-generation spec bump to the Xbox One platform (never mind the Xbox One S, which was also a minor spec bump) and not a whole new generation of console. The main goal here was to have native 4K gaming on all titles, unlike the upscaling or checkerboard rendering trick used by Sony on the PS4 Pro. It has 6 TFLOPs of performance on offer, making it the fastest console ever…