Microsoft's upcoming Project Scorpio console will have better graphics for 1080p TVs

Earlier today, a listing for Project Scorpio showed up on the Microsoft Store website. While we still don't know much about the console that was announced at E3 2016, we do know that it will support 4K and HDR gaming, mixed reality, and that it will ship this holiday season.

You might be wondering though, if the main feature is 4K gaming, what the point is in buying one if you don't have a 4K television. While you will certainly get the best experience on a 4K screen, it turns out that visuals will still look better on 1080p displays, due to Scorpio's supersampling technology, according to a report from Windows Central.

Of course, this is only for games that support True 4K. After all, Scorpio will support all Xbox One titles - including backward compatible 360 games - so most of the playable games won't actually support 4K, meaning that you'll still be playing them at their native resolution.

Frame rates are a different story though. Scorpio will have less dropped frames, which means that even existing games that aren't patched will look better. According to the report, games that use dynamic scaling will reach their target resolutions more frequently.

Microsoft's E3 2017 event is slated for June 11, where the company is expected to unveil Scorpio in all of its glory.

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