As far as blockbuster announcements are concerned in relation to E3 2019 Microsoft’s news regarding the development of another game console is something that many people within the gaming world are talking about. Based on what we already know Project Scarlett otherwise known as Xbox Two will be more powerful than the Xbox One/One X and will be able to run games at 8K resolution. While it has been revealed that Xbox Two will be available in electronic retailers in America surpassing the fourth quarter of 2020 there are still several questions about Microsoft’s upcoming game consoles that people have. While the price for Xbox Two is something that is still unknown some question whether or not it will be more successful than the Nintendo Switch following its initial release back in March 2017.
Since its release during Spring 2017 the Switch console reached over 4.8 million in worldwide in sales and was considered to be the most popular game console of 2018. As many people know in relation to the console wars the Xbox One has struggled to compete with Sony’s PlayStation 4 console throughout the 10’s decade and has managed to sell less than half of what the PS4 has sold. It was reported back in December 2018 that the PS4 reached over 91 million in sales while the sales figure for the Xbox One was unclear for quite sometime. Also, Sony has the PlayStation 5 coming out soon as it is being expected to be released sometime between 2020-2021. There is no doubt that competition is starting to increase within the gaming considered the fact that Google Stadia is expected to be the next big thing in relation streaming video games. As far as how Xbox Two will do in first year sales is something that is hard to predict especially considering the fact Halo: Infinite has been the only title confirmed for Microsoft’s next generation console. While backwards compatibility will contribute to the appeal of Project Scarlett its a feature that can also hinder the success of Microsoft’s upcoming console similar to what happened to the Xbox One.