Beam app for Xbox One is rolling out to random Xbox Insiders
Feb 19 2017
Gamespot also noted that Microsoft's choice of day broke tradition, as the multinational tech company had been choosing Monday for their E3 briefing in the last several years. It will be on Sunday, June 11, and will start at 2 PM PT / 5 PM ET.
According to Xbox boss Phil Spencer, along with Project Scorpio, Microsoft will has a "bigger and more differentiated" first-party lineup planned for 2017. Scorpio is the new Xbox gaming console that is slated for release in the holiday season of 2017, and it will feature 4K gaming and VR support while sporting a slimmer body that is 40 percent smaller than the original Xbox One.
Also in the Xbox Wirepost, Salsamendi teased that Beam will announce more details about new "interactive capabilities" for the service at the Game Developers Conference.
Microsoft touts that Project Scorpio will be the most powerful console ever built. Bethesda had been holding its press briefings on Sunday night in 2015 and 2016. The PS4 Pro only has 4.12 teraflops.
In response to an earlier price cut by Sony bringing the price of the PS4 to $250 from February 12 to February 25, Microsoft is now also offering a discount on all models of the Xbox One and Xbox One S.
Today the word on the e-streets is that Microsoft To Reveal Project Scorpio, doing so ahead of this years highly anticipated E3.
The Xbox One S 500GB Console "Minecraft Favorites" Bundle was being sold at a price of $200 at the time of writing.
While the rivalry between HTC and Oculus is now VR's biggest, I get the feeling that's going to change this E3, as both major console makers welcome the technology into the fold.
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