A leaked copy of Game Informer magazine delivered early to subscribers, revealed a lot of interesting details about Ubisoft’s Assassin’s Creed: Origins, but it also talks about the upcoming console by Microsoft code named “Project Scorpio.”
The report mentions that the writer had some hands-on time with the game running on Scorpio, and while on PC it ran at “fairly steady 30 FPS,” on Project Scorpio it ran at a frame rate that “felt more consistent” at 4K resolution. We also hear that both versions are still being optimized, so there is room for improvement.
Other than that, the small size of the screen used for the demo unfortunately made noticing tremendous differences with the standard version difficult.
Interestingly, Ubisoft told the magazine that developers managed to get the game running on Scorpio within weeks of receiving the development kits, which seems to indicate that porting to the new console is fairly easy.
Interestingly, the article still calls the new console “Scorpio.” Considering that it was supposed to be released after Microsoft’s conference, this could be an indication that the name “Scorpio” is being retained, or that Microsoft might not yet be ready to reveal its official name. Of course, this is just speculation.
According to the article, Assassin’s Creed: Origins will be released on October 27th.