Gamasutra is part of the Informa Tech Division of Informa PLC

This site is operated by a business or businesses owned by Informa PLC and all copyright resides with them. Informa PLC's registered office is 5 Howick Place, London SW1P 1WG. Registered in England and Wales. Number 8860726.


Gamasutra: The Art & Business of Making Gamesspacer
View All     RSS
September 24, 2020
arrowPress Releases







If you enjoy reading this site, you might also want to check out these UBM Tech sites:


Microsoft says 'no' to the notion of Scorpio-exclusive Xbox games

Microsoft says 'no' to the notion of Scorpio-exclusive Xbox games

June 14, 2016 | By Alex Wawro




As E3 2016 putters along, Microsoft executive Aaron Greenberg took to Twitter today to respond to people questioning whether or not some games might be exclusive to Microsoft's more powerful "Scorpio" Xbox.

The answer, according to Greenberg, is that there will be "no Scorpio exclusives, so no one gets left behind." If that holds true, it could be a notable point of contention going forward as game developers decide how to prioritize between optimizing for the original Xbox One and the more powerful "Scorpio" hardware, slated to launch next year.

Of course, the difference between the two remains to be seen. Microsoft confirmed this week that a newer, more powerful Xbox is in development, codenamed "Scorpio", but gave few concrete details about its capabilities other than it would sport 8 CPU cores and be capable of providing 6 teraflops of GPU power.

And as we discovered earlier this year, many developers believe the benefits of being console-exclusive are dubious at best.



Related Jobs

Disbelief
Disbelief — Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States
[09.24.20]

Programmer
Phantasma Labs
Phantasma Labs — Berlin, Germany
[09.23.20]

Senior Software Engineer - Unreal Engine specialized in networking
New Moon Production
New Moon Production — Hamburg, Germany
[09.23.20]

Product Manager (all genders)
Square Enix Co., Ltd.
Square Enix Co., Ltd. — Tokyo, Japan
[09.23.20]

Experienced Game Developer









Loading Comments

loader image