IHS predicts Project Scorpio price will be £429 in the UK

"We now assume a Project Scorpio price point of $499/€499/£429", said IHS Markit's Piers Harding-Rolls.

Project Scorpio will finally get its first public showing at tonight's Microsoft E3 press conference, and market research firm IHS Markit has predicted that Microsoft's new machine will cost £429 in the UK. The launch is scheduled tomorrow and before that from the official tweet we came to know there is a $50 price drop on the console. The software giant announced the price drop on Twitter today, simply revealing that Xbox One S consoles and bundles will drop by $50 tomorrow.

During his show Pachter Factor, he set out to list his predictions for E3 2017, with the Xbox Scorpio price headlining it.

It includes graphical processing power at least four times that of the existing Xbox One.

On the PlayStation front, we're hoping to hear about titles teased in last year's conference.

Commodities: Crude veers heavily lower as Libya output surges
Libya, an OPEC nation that's exempt from the production-cut deal, is said to have increased its output to 3-year highs of late. Industry data on USA oil inventories from the American Petroleum Institute (API) late on May 31 was seen buoying prices.

Comey expected to refute Trump
Some of the commentary in it - including the title - echoes public statements by Trump and other administration officials. Trump continues to praise Comey's decision to reveal the FBI's review of new emails.

$3.8 billion Dakota Access oil pipeline begins service
The Standing Rock Sioux tribe had also asked protesters to leave, saying the fight over the pipeline belongs in court. But President Donald Trump , fulfilling campaign promises, quickly reversed Obama's decision after taking office.

Nintendo seems primed to focus on its new, open-world Mario game, Super Mario Odyssey, which will give players free reign to move about the planet in the shoes of everyone's favourite plumber.

Part of the huge fun of E3 is seeing new titles.

Microsoft affirmed it won't report "Halo 6" at E3, however, promised that there could be a bit of something for enthusiasts of that establishment.

The industry group that runs the show said there will be 128 exhibitors showing off their VR work at the show. The briefing kicks off right away at 2 p.m. PT / 5 p.m. ET, and we'll bring you the latest as it unfolds.


Popular
  • North Korea says missile launch a new type of 'cruise rocket'

    There has been no comment from North Korea, or reports in its state media, about the latest cases. The missile test was North Korea's fourth in a month and came after the U.N.
    Enhance connectivity without infringing sovereignty: Modi at SCO

    Enhance connectivity without infringing sovereignty: Modi at SCO

    Xi also congratulated India on becoming a member of the SCO and expressed hope that two would work together to strengthen the Eurasian grouping.
    Nomura admits part in Goldman Venezuelan bond deal

    Nomura admits part in Goldman Venezuelan bond deal

    US officials also said Venezuela's government may not be able to depend much longer on deals like the one with Goldman Sachs. Goldman Sachs is continuing to be the focus of Venezuelan anger - at least for critics of the country's president.
  • Verizon Plans to Cut About 2000 Jobs at Yahoo, AOL

    Verizon Plans to Cut About 2000 Jobs at Yahoo, AOL

    Telecom giant Verizon will reportedly announce plans next week to cut as many as 2,100 jobs at their AOL and Yahoo subsidiaries. Now that it's approved, Yahoo expects to close the deal on Tuesday, a move that will bulk up Verizon's advertising efforts.

    Hawaii enacts law to align goals with Paris climate accord

    Jerry Brown (D) is going to great lengths to oppose President Trump's plans to pull the USA out of the Paris climate accord. Trump's predecessor signaled a dour noted about the president's move to remove the USA from the non-binding agreement.

    Riaz ruled out for remainder of Champions Trophy

    A scan confirmed that Wahab suffered a serious injury and it will take him a minimum of two weeks to recover from it. "Wahab will not be able to continue to play in the remaining games of the Champions Trophy".
  • Chris Carter is back at first base Saturday in NY

    The Yankees extended the lead to 14-0 with one out in the fifth when Judge lined a double to left field off Edwin Jackson . This win came against an Oriole team that Montgomery failed to make it out of the fifth inning against 11 days ago.
    Vancouver businessman among the victims in Manila attack

    Vancouver businessman among the victims in Manila attack

    Albayalde said Carlos had a bank account with an outstanding debt of P4 million, and several other non-bank related debt. Carlos' distraught mother, Teodora, wept and asked for forgiveness . "We're asking for your apology".
    Goldman under fire for buying Venezuela

    Goldman under fire for buying Venezuela "hunger bonds"

    The bank said it did not buy the bonds directly from the Venezuelan government. Goldman Sachs did not say in its statement how much it paid for the bonds.
  • What happened in Bill Cosby's sexual-assault trial

    What happened in Bill Cosby's sexual-assault trial

    And on Wednesday, he was escorted inside by another former on-screen partner, Sheila Frazier, who was in 1977's California Suite . Bill Cosby arrives for his sexual assault trial at the Montgomery County Courthouse in Norristown, Pa., Wednesday, June 7, 2017.
    Aussie recovers after RBA, NZ dollar hits 3-month peak

    Aussie recovers after RBA, NZ dollar hits 3-month peak

    All eyes are set on the Reserve Bank of Australia ( RBA ) which will release its monthly policy statement at 04:30 GMT. As far as consumer prices go, the central bank's expectations are largely being met.

    Klizan in French Open handshake row ahead of Murray clash

    He dropped further behind the baseline and allowed Kuznetsov to dictate while clapping and grinning sarcastically towards his box. Just 4-4 this clay season and with only one title this year, Andy Murray admits it's been a tough start to 2017.

CONNECT