Microsoft could be making a cheaper Xbox Scarlett without a disc drive

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  1. Calliers

    Calliers Just got off the hedonic treadmill... Staff Member

    Oct 12, 2004
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    Earlier this year, Microsoft launched the Xbox One S All-Digital Edition, a console that was identical to the standard Xbox One S in every way with the exception of an omitted disc drive. It appears ditching discs could be a strategy Microsoft uses going forward as the company is reportedly making a less-expensive and all-digital Xbox Scarlett as an alternative to its more powerful version.

    According to Kotaku, Microsoft is still planning to release two versions of its Xbox Project Scarlett machine, which we had heard rumors about prior to E3 in June. Those died down as Microsoft emphasized that it was launching one machine, but this is apparently not the case.

    The less-expensive Project Scarlett system will not include a disc drive and will feature power more akin to the PlayStation 4 Pro, but will be capable of hitting higher framerates. It likely won’t be capable of consistent 4K visuals, unlike the more powerful system we’ve heard is internally called “Anaconda.”
    Source: digitaltrends
  2. Trusteft

    Trusteft HH's Asteroids' Dominator

    Nov 2, 2004
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    No way. That's like the least kept secret of gaming.

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