Sunday September 18, 2016

Xbox One Games Launching Post-Scorpio Will Natively Render At 4K

Microsoft Studios Publishing general manager Shannon Loftis made this bold claim for the upgraded Xbox One console, but based on the quote, it is hard to tell whether she only means games from Microsoft Studios or Scorpio games in general. In any case, true 4K games is something Microsoft will now have to demonstrate, and it should be interesting to see whether they can pull it off.

"Our goal is for Xbox is to provide the broadest spectrum of games," says Loftis. "The number one thing we hear when we talk to choice." Next year will be big for Xbox, as it rolls out its Project Scorpio console to compete with Sony and the rival PlayStation 4. The more powerful PS4 Pro will launch in November. Loftis says Microsoft is already exploring virtual reality options and games for Xbox, which will support VR with Scorpio, as well as prepping titles for the boost in visual quality. "Any games we're making that we're launching in the Scorpio time frame, we're making sure they can natively render at 4K."