Xbox Scorpio teaser contains hidden message making fun of the PS4

Some people who are very observant noticed a nearly hidden message in the teaser for the Xbox Scorpio, that looks like a subtle jab at the PlayStation 4.

The hidden message appears during the scene with the ferris wheel at a carnival, if you look really closely in the background there’s an equation written on the tent. It’s easy to miss unless you’re specifically looking for it…

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It says 6>4.

This is likely a jab at the PS4, which has 4.12 teraflops of computing power, compared to the 6 teraflops of the upcoming Scorpion from Microsoft. It’s probabally a bit too soon to start talking trash about the PS4, but stuff like this can be fun to see, just some harmless competition.

Still, a lot of gamers feel that we’d be a lot better off if both console makers were to work together a bit more, for instance with cross-platform multiplayer. Although, if all games went cross-platform, some players would have an advantage depending on their console.

It’s hard to imagine what other reason these numbers could be printed onto the tent for other than a playful jab where Microsoft boasts that their 2017 or 2018 console will be more powerful than Sony’s 2013 console. Got ’em! 

Scorpio Release Date?

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If you really want to dig deep, there’s another shot from the teaser that shows a big crowd of people, and somebody noticed a number faintly printed on the side of the stage. It’s “X10S101-317.”

People are guessing that the X1OS could mean the first generation of Scorpions, and that 10-13-17 means a release date of October 13th, 2017. Take it with a  grain of salt, who knows, but we do know that these numbers were placed there on purpose, whether it’s a secret code or just a red herring.