Microsoft hasn't shown any real, intended-for-release games running on Xbox Scorpio yet, but these new screenshots from Windows Central give us our best idea so far. The screens are taken from Microsoft tech demos, starring a steampunk scientist (as played by Sarah Palin as played by Tina Fey) and a lil' ladybug on a flower.
Here are all the images so you can make your own comparisons simultaneously. The headings indicate what hardware and display settings they were captured with - pay special attention to little details like how sharp the strands of hair and documents in the background look.
Xbox Scorpio on a 4K display
Xbox One on a 1080p display
Xbox Scorpio on a 1080p display
Xbox Scorpio on a 4K display with Scorpio assets
Xbox Scorpio on a 4K display with Xbox One assets
Keep in mind that these images are just from tech demos, meaning they were purpose-built to make Xbox Scorpio look as impressive as possible. This isn't necessarily indicative of what real games running in real conditions will look like. Still, it's a nice start. And it would be pretty cool if this was a stealth tease for a new game - I'd totally play a hard-boiled scientist with a super-rad lightning lab. Or a ladybug, whatever.
Dig deeper with our look at whether Xbox Scorpio is really the most powerful console ever, and how it compares to PS4 Pro.