Published On: Tue, May 31st, 2016

Microsoft Developing Slimmer, Smaller, Faster Xbox One: Rumor

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The Xbox One upgrade is on its last legs and if believed to one of the latest rumors it is said the console will be replaced by three devices and that includes a whopping “Project Scorpio” too that is slated to be released next year.

Polygon as well as Kotaku published news couple of days ago suggesting Microsoft is believed to be developing a far more powerful successor of the popular Xbox One gaming console and it is known as “Project Scorpio.”

Both the websites believe the new console is due in 2017 and will be about four times more powerful compared to the current machine.

Microsoft Developing Slimmer, Smaller, Faster Xbox One - Rumor

It is also said the new machine would process virtual reality (VR) simulations. However, it is not yet known whether Microsoft would be releasing its own VR headset in competition of Oculus Rift.

It is not to forget Microsoft is also having in development an augmented reality headset called HoloLens.

Prior to all these latest rumors,’s Brad Sams said a “gaming stick” could be launched by Microsoft in near future that can be plugged into TV and stream Xbox One games.

Verge predicts the Xbox One machine that is under development would be 40 percent smaller and slimmer than the current model.

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