Later this year, Microsoft will launch their newest addition to the Xbox family: the still-unnamed “Project Scorpio” or “Xbox Scorpio.” It is being advertised as the most powerful console ever, a title that the PS4 Pro is currently holding. Based on Digital Foundry’s reveal of the console’s final specs, it appears Xbox Scorpio is set to steal that title in a big way.
Of course, hardware power alone won’t be enough for Xbox Scorpio to leapfrog over the competition and sit at the top of the console food chain. There are other factors that will determine its success. Including technical performance, here are three things that Microsoft needs to pass with flying colors to guarantee Xbox’s return to glory.