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Microsoft Says Xbox One Scorpio Is Still More Powerful Than PS4 Pro

by Damian Seeto


Even though Sony announced its new PS4 Pro console, Microsoft is standing by its guns and reckons its own Xbox One Scorpio will be better in terms of power.

Polygon interviewed Microsoft’s Albert Penello to know his thoughts about the PS4 Pro and also what this means from the console industry as a whole.

Penello says that it is Microsoft’s intention to add a 4K Blu-ray drive to the Xbox One Scorpio. As we reported earlier, the new PS4 Pro cannot play 4K Blu-ray discs at the moment.

Here’s what Penello said about the power of the Scorpio compared to PS4 Pro: “We know it’s important to deliver an experience that demonstrates the power gap between [the PS4 Pro and Scorpio] at a price that makes sense to console gamers.” He also added that the “performance delta will be obvious“.

Not to mention outside of this interview, Microsoft’s Aaron Greenberg tweeted this after seeing the PS4 Pro specs: “Proud to bring True 4K gaming & most powerful console ever made coming with Project Scorpio “.

Despite the Scorpio not being out until late 2017, Microsoft still wants gamers to know that its console will be more powerful than the PS4 Pro. It’s an exciting time to be a gamer with all this new hardware set to be out…

- This article was updated on:March 8th, 2018

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