It's only a first step in denting Sony's lead, but the success of Xbox One S proves Scorpio's early announcement was a good strategy - and reignites the console war
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Rob Fahey, Contributing Editor
Rob Fahey is a former editor of GamesIndustry.biz who spent several years living in Japan and probably still has a mint condition Dreamcast Samba de Amigo set.
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