Should you make the upgrade? | TechRadar


If you’re thinking of jumping into the newest generation of Xbox gaming you currently have two points of entry to choose from: the original Xbox One and its more powerful mutation the Xbox One S. 

It’s already not an easy choice, but it’s one that will soon become more difficult when Microsoft released its next piece of hardware, Project Scorpio

Whether you’re trying to choose which console should be your first step into the latest generation or you’re trying to decide whether to upgrade and to what extend you should do so, we’re here to help by weighing up the features of all three consoles and breaking them down to tell you which is best for your gaming needs. 

Project Scorpio vs Xbox One S vs Xbox One: Design 

Out of Microsoft’s two currently available consoles, the Xbox One S is definitely the smaller option. It measures 11.6 x 9.0 x 2.5 inches which makes it around 40% smaller than the original Xbox One which measures 17 x 14 x 5 inches. Its smaller size is also helped by the fact that it’s a console that can be lain horizontally or slotted into a tighter space vertically.

Really, this is just down to a more efficient use of space as despite its much smaller casing, the console’s exterior still has the same HDMI In and Out ports, the same two USB ports and the same Ethernet ports as its predecessor.

Now, as we haven’t seen it yet we can’t be sure whether or not Microsoft plans to continue to go smaller with Project Scorpio or whether it will beef things up again in order to visually emphasize the newest console’s power upgrade. 

According to a recent report from Windows Central, Microsoft has given the console a more compact design thanks to advances in cooling systems which leaves us…

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