Gamers around the world have been eagerly waiting for the release of Xbox 2. Now that we are heading closer towards that big day, our expectations and excitements are overbrimming the height of the summit. For all the Xbox freaks, here’s what you need to know if you have that huge question mark on your mind about the release date of the second Xbox or Project Scorpio.
As known to us from the very beginning, Microsoft has created and owned Xbox. Xbox is gaming brand (video gaming) which represents consoles which have been designed by Microsoft itself. At first, it was introduced on November 15 in the year 2011. With the launch of the original Xbox, the console crossed 24 million units in just a month which, precisely on May, 2006. Competing with Sony’s PS 3, the successor Xbox 360 was released in November 2005 reaching 78.2 million units across the globe. Next arrived, Xbox One, which was launched in 2013, November and competing with Play Station 4. Now comes the best part for the gaming freaks. Every gaming guru is perhaps looking forward to the key specs of the upcoming Xbox 2. Well, for that, you need to check this article. Predicting the future and setting the stage, that is what exactly we can do, at least for the time being. According to some speculations, Xbox 2 has some key specs which are mentioned below.
Xbox 2 OR Project Scorpio- KEY SPECS
Combining incredible horsepower with cutting edge design, is Microsoft’s way of building consoles. Here’s the final key specs for GPU/CPU/RAM and memory.
- Reports say Xbox 2 is expected to have a memory of 12GB GDDR5, 326GB/s bandwidth and 4K UHD Blu-ray optical drive with a GPU of 40 customized compute units clocked at 1172MHz. A CPU of eight custom x86 cores clocked at 2.3GHz is speculated to be designed in Xbox 2.
- In an interview Phil Spencer said, “That said, the opening price point of the Xbox One S, and the different hard drive sizes that is a critical part of this whole product. When I think it as a product line, you should expect the pricing to kind of be in line with that.” Expectations offer us to speculate that Xbox 2 will have different hard drives sizes. With that it will also be provided with merging hard drive technology, specifically to be called as Shingled Magnetic Recording.
- While Xbox 2 was just a rumor some speculated that it would replace some other device and relying completely on Kinect for controlling the games and would do away with classic controller. However, Microsoft launched an improved and new classic controller for Xbox One. Similar one was designed for Xbox 360. Now Windows 10 don’t need any tracking purpose, while few speculations suggest that Kinect can offer a VR to Microsoft which would provide hands-free experiences of virtual reality.
Xbox 2- Release Date
According to reports Microsoft is on its way in boasting some of the incredible for Xbox 2 or Project Scorpio and is expected to be launched by the end of this year in November.