Informants Kotaku reported that Microsoft plans to release at least two new video game consoles Xbox One in the next two years. And the first of them could make his debut next month at E3 in Los Angeles.
The novelty will be thinner and lightweight version of the console Xbox One, which, however, will get twice as more capacious than its predecessor, the hard disk is 2 terabytes. And already in 2017 the light will be more powerful version of Xbox One, capable of working with a virtual reality Oculus Rift system. The new console is rumored to be under development, code-named Scorpio and includes a faster GPU. In this case, Microsoft expects that its performance will reach 6 teraflops.
Both game console designed by Microsoft as part of the strategy of large-scale “Project Helix”, providing for the merger of ecosystems Xbox and Windows. The same purpose will be to serve and games like Halo Wars 2 and the Sea of Thieves, which will be released simultaneously for both platforms.
In addition, sources said Microsoft on the transition to iterative development model gaming console in which the company refuses to release their scale every five years by going to more frequent incremental releases of consoles and games. This will allow Microsoft to better support the relevance of both the iron and software.