Fans have been unsure of things such as power, visual upgrade to those without a 4K television and more, but one question remains: Will Xbox Scorpio have games exclusive to the console upgrade?
A recent interview between engadget and Aaron Greenberg, Microsoft’s head of Xbox games marketing, revealed that while the system will have console exclusives, these titles will solely be games based in virtual reality.
“The idea was, first, how can we innovate with hardware without sacrificing compatibility? Generally when you bring a new iteration of console hardware you lose compatibility with their games and accessories. So we’re saying, if you bought games and accessories for your Xbox One, or you buy an Xbox One S, those games and those accessories are going to work on Project Scorpio,” Grenberg explained.
“The next thing was ‘Are you going to make games exclusively to Project Scorpio?’ And we said we’re not going to have console-exclusive games for Project Scorpio. It’s one ecosystem — whether you have an Xbox One S or Project Scorpio, we don’t want anyone to be left behind, Now, with the power and capabilities we have, we’ll be able to do high-fidelity VR. Now, that space, we don’t think of that as console gaming, we think of that as high-fidelity VR, and so with the VR experiences those will be new things that you will get on Project Scorpio.”
Project Scorpio is expected to release in late 2017.