At E3, there are full of announcements from Microsoft. They didn’t just announce games, they announced two new hardware as well. One is the successor of Xbox One and another is the Project Scorpio.
While Project Scorpio wasn’t showing off in any kind of form, Microsoft had a video with the head of the Xbox, Phil Spencer and few others from the gaming industries spoken about the new hardware. There were some pretty nifty spec mentioned like six teraflop GPU that allows 4K gaming in 60fps and it supports VR as well.
However a brand new Xbox One named Xbox One S was announced at the stage. According to Xbox Wire, it states:
Xbox One S is not just slimmer and sleeker. We also worked hard to add some exciting new features for video and gameplay. You’ll now be able to watch Blu-ray movies and stream video in stunning 4K Ultra HD video, with content from partners like Netflix and Amazon Video. Xbox One S also offers High Dynamic Range (HDR) support for video and gaming, so you can experience richer, more luminous colors in games like Gears of War 4 and Scalebound. With a higher contrast ratio between lights and darks, HDR brings out the true visual depth of your games and media.
Apart from the new console, there will be a new wireless controller with Bluetooth support for a easier connectivity to Windows 10. According to Xbox Wire:
The Xbox One S comes with a newly designed Xbox Wireless Controller featuring textured grip for enhanced comfort. We improved the Xbox Wireless signal performance to give you a more reliable wireless connection to the console and up to twice the wireless range when used with Xbox One S. To enable easier wireless connection to your Windows 10 devices, we also added Bluetooth support.* The new thumbstick design significantly reduces wear to help maintain accuracy and smooth rotation over the life of the controller, so you never miss a beat. The new Xbox Wireless Controller is included with all Xbox One S consoles and will be available worldwide for individual purchase for $59.99 USD.
The pricing of the new console will cost you starting $299 (US). If you’re waiting for Project Scorpio, we recommend that you held off the new Xbox One.