Does Xbox Scarlett Need Virtual Reality to Compete?

| November 9, 2019

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The untitled Xbox Scarlett will hit the market next holiday season and unlike Sony's upcoming PlayStation 5, it seems like Microsoft's Xbox One successor will not have its own virtual reality headset, at least not anytime soon. Sony has already patented its PlayStation VR 2, which boasts considerable updates and will no doubt tie into its next generation console, but Microsoft has distanced itself from fully investing in VR technology. Microsoft has dabbled with virtual reality before though. It was revealed last year that the company experimented in creating its own VR headset but suspended the project in order to wait for technology to improve.

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