Update: At Microsoft’s E3 press conference, the company confirmed the price. 


The Xbox Scorpio could cost $499. This news comes hours before the Xbox Scorpio E3 2017 reveal from Microsoft. Geoff Keighley has suggested that Microsoft’s answer to the PS4 Pro wouldn’t come cheap.

“I can now say with confidence Project Scorpio is $499. Unless something changes today, that is what will be announced,” Keighley tweeted.

AThis was followed by Keighley stating on popular games forum NeoGAF that “the price is $499 and that is what has been rehearsed,” by Microsoft prior to the event.

Xbox Scorpio to have multiple versions

In another post, he went on to imply that the Xbox Scorpio has multiple versions.

“What I don’t know is what’s in the configuration for $499. But that’s where it’s starting,” said Keighley.

While it is unknown if the Xbox Scorpio has multiple versions just yet, we won’t be surprised if the differences essentially boil down to hard drive capacity. And with the Xbox One S getting a price drop, this seems more and more likely to be the case now.

Xbox Scorpio could be the name of the console also

According to an advertisement on Best Buy’s website. Previously, Microsoft referred to the system, which is significantly more powerful than the Xbox One, as simply “Project Scorpio.”

You can watch the Xbox press conference right here.

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