Project Scorpio Lets Developers Choose The Frame Rate For Their Games

Xbox Scorpio Console

He even responded with a proper reasoning that there is a need that a game's Xbox One frame rate is same as for the Scorpio version.

A question was raised about Microsoft putting a cap on the FPS, to which Ybarra replied, "No, there isn't", indicating that developers are free to choose how well their game performs on the upcoming system including cutscenes, overall gameplay, and online multiplayer.

How that pans out remains to be seen.

The subject arose on Twitter after a user claimed there is frames per second parity between the two consoles when it comes to multiplayer gaming, which, according to them, means a device from 2013 is holding back the Scorpio. The theory from way back when Microsoft first announced the console is that it would be a lot like PC settings - sliders moving about depending on the hardware.

To add to the potential, Microsoft Studios Publishing GN Shannon Loftis chimed in when asked about the difference in FPS for games going out on both Scorpio and XB1, adding that companies have a choice as to whether they wish to keep everything looking the same across both systems, or cater to those with a better FPS.

However, in spite of knowing the full range of the Scorpio's specs, he did mention that he can not commit to native 4K and 60fps for the Scorpio version of The Wild Eight but they will try to achieve that when they start developing for it.

But of course, the game will still make its debut on the PS4 Pro but with a slightly lower specification.

Considering the Scorpio's hardware and capabilities, it would be unusual for Microsoft to dictate how developers are allowed to use its power. "We have no requirements limiting framerate or fidelity", The Scorpio has so far been positioned as the "most powerful console ever made".

It is expected from Microsoft to share more details on Scorpio at E3 or perhaps earlier than that.

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