Microsoft's Phil Spencer played first Xbox Scarlett games this week
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What you need to know
- Today, Xbox's Phil Spencer and Bungie's Pete Parsons streamed Destiny 2 together.
- During the livestream, many gamers heard Spencer say he played the first Xbox Scarlett games this week.
- Xbox Scarlett is Microsoft's upcoming console for Holiday 2020.
- It's unclear if it's going to be more powerful than Sony's PlayStation 5 at this time.
Today, Xbox's Phil Spencer and Bungie's Pete Parsons played Destiny 2 together. During the livestream, many gamers noticed that Spencer discussed Xbox Scarlett, Microsoft's upcoming console. While he didn't reveal specifications, he did say that he finally played the first games on the machine this week.
Many viewers, including The Verge's Tom Warren, seemed to have noticed this. You can take a look at Warren's comment about the stream below.
“I played my first games on Project Scarlett this week” says @XboxP3 on a Bungie Destiny stream 👀“I played my first games on Project Scarlett this week” says @XboxP3 on a Bungie Destiny stream 👀— Tom Warren (@tomwarren) September 10, 2019September 10, 2019
Microsoft hasn't revealed any of Xbox Scarlett's specifications yet, and it seems like the company's waiting for the PlayStation 5 (PS5) reveal. According to early reports and rumors, the PS5 is allegedly twice as powerful as the Xbox One X. According to Microsoft, Xbox Scarlett is four times as powerful as Xbox One X. However, only time will tell which device comes out on top.
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"According to early reports and rumors, the PS5 is allegedly twice as powerful as the Xbox One X. According to Microsoft, Xbox Scarlett is four times as powerful as Xbox One X. However, only time will tell which device comes out on top." On one hand you said it is "unclear" if Xbox scarlet will be more powerful, then you sated in the article what eraly rumors are, 4X is way larger than 2X to a reference point. My question to you is what other information do you have that makes it unclear? Care to make up your mind and or share more?
Richard Loveridge is known for his constant lies. He has lied so many times in the past.
No for the question: why is he doing this?
I guess it's a fanboy thing. A way to promote the product of the company they worship. They try to convince people that something that may or not be true is a fact. They often try to make their opinion sound like a fact. Their hope is that by doing this they can convince people to buy the product even if he is being misled. These type of people don't care about consumers/gamers. Their priority is the company they worship.
Whether you worship them or you have stocks from them it doesn't really matter for me. It's one of the same.
Anyone willing to mislead and lie to consumers/gamers in order to promote and sell products are the same for me. When you try to say that your speculation is almost a "non-brainer" without giving any proper reason, I don't think I can take you seriously. And even more so when you say you are pushing for MS products...