Feb 20, 2017 06:00 AM EST
Microsoft Prepares Xbox Project Scorpio For The E3 Reveal; To Introduce New Killer Design Language
Microsoft is reportedly getting Xbox One Scorpio for a big reveal at this year's E3 gaming expo. The software company has already sent out teasers and invites for the upcoming big tech event. Microsoft is expected to introduce the newest member of its game console family at the upcoming E3 event on June.
Microsoft Is Readying For The Big Reveal
According to The Express, which got the full details of the Project Scorpio story, the Redmond-based software company has already told media members about the product launch at the upcoming gaming expo this June.
In doing this, Microsoft has decided to move of its E3 media briefing on Sunday, June 11, as opposed to the earlier reported Monday, June 12.The software announced the last-minute change this week and also added that it's looking forward to an exciting E3 event, where the company is expected to showcase more games and new gaming experience.
Additionally, Microsoft also announced that it will be hosting another big Xbox-related event this year, the Xbox FanFest event. As with the upcoming Xbox Project Scorpio, fans can expect more details, including specs, new feature, images, and price, about the console at the E3 event this coming June.
The Xbox One Scorpio, which is being touted by the software giant as the most powerful console ever created in the market, is the next step for the Microsoft's family of Xbox One consoles. The upcoming device will feature a monstrous 6 teraflops of computing GPU, making it 4.5 times more powerful than the predecessor Xbox One.
Microsoft also notes that the new system will have four times the L2 cache, which is the memory built into the GPU, as compared to the existing Xbox One console. It so powerful that Microsoft claims that it can support both 4K gaming and virtual reality technology.
Microsoft To Bring New Design Language To Project Scorpio
In other Project Scorpio-related news, Microsoft has been reportedly working on Project NEON for Windows 10, a new design language focusing on translucency and that is set to bring a little more enhancements to the Windows interface. Now, it appears that the software giant will be bringing Project NEON to the company's upcoming console, Xbox Project Scorpio.
Renowned Microsoft watcher h0x0d has recently uncovered a LinkedIn profile that directly references not only on the mysterious Project NEON, but a new Motion design language destined for the Xbox Project Scorpio.
— WalkingCat (@h0x0d) February 17, 2017
As reported earlier on On MSFT, Xbox software design engineer Eric Fiscus, had reportedly shared his LinkedIn profile containing a message about the Project NEON.
The engineer also talked about how the whopping 6 teraflops of GPU power will benefit Project Scorpio's visual interface.It looks like that Microsoft has better plans to add some extra effects and beauty to the dashboard using Scorpio's extreme horsepower.
At this time, the crowd can only guess how the device's dashboard would look like but the "Motion" in the new "Motion" design language may offer some clue to the project Scorpio's shrouded mystery.