Xbox Scarlett Will Have 8K Support, 120 FPS, Backward Compatibility And More

Kelley Robertson
June 10, 2019

Microsoft has just announced a new Flight Simulator game, called Microsoft Flight Simulator. There are rumors of other Xbox consoles under the codenames "Anaconda" and "Lockhart" as well, which could pave the way for Microsoft to mimic the Xbox One S and X setup of the current generation.

Project Scarlet. Similar to the reveal of the Xbox One X at previous E3's, Phil went on the detail some of the specs for the console, which can be found below. Paired with high bandwidth GDDR6 memory, and a next generation solid state drive (SSD), Project Scarlett will provide developers the power they require to bring their creative visions to life.

Microsoft is launching a new Xbox app for Windows 10 devices.

On top of this, the new console will support up to 120 FPS, 8K resolution gaming and backwards compatibility.

Microsoft delivered a new trailer for Halo Infinite today which shows a stranded Pelican pilot happen upon a deactivated Master Chief. We do know that Halo: The Master Chief Collection and Gears 5 are coming soon. The Chief prepares to fight and leaves the ship, before later seemingly encountering Cortana once more.

"Under the leadership of industry veteran Tim Schafer, Double Fine has been a beacon of creativity and spirit in game development for nearly 20 years", said Xbox studios boss Matt Booty.

The Xbox E3 2019 Briefing begins on Sunday, June 9th at 1 PM PT / 4 PM ET, and although you can get free stuff by watching on Mixer, we've also embedded the stream at the top of the post.

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