Xbox Scorpio will launch this fall, and Microsoft plans to use this year's E3 to entice gamers to upgrade to the powerful Xbox One successor. The main draw is support for 4K resolutions, which typically aren't seen in livestreamed events. That changes this year as the company will broadcast its media briefing in Ultra Hd.

The #XboxE32017 media briefing takes place Sunday, June 11 at 5 p.m. ET / 2 p.m. PT at the Galen Center in Los Angeles. Those interested in watching should mark their calendars to tune into one of the usual live-streaming outlets, such as YouTube, Twitch, and the Xbox One.

The event will also be broadcast via the Microsoft's re-branded Beam streaming service, now named Mixer. It is here something special is planned.

"Today, we’re excited to announce that Xbox will be broadcasting the E3 briefing in 4K Ultra HD, with a special edition Mixer 4K broadcast for those with a 4K A/V setup ready to go," Mixer Co-founder Matt Salsamendi revealed on the Xbox Wire. "And, there will be some special digital bonuses for those watching and signed in on Mixer. Be sure to create your account in advance so you don’t miss out on any of the fun."

Xbox E3 will be a Scorpio showcase

Since the main draw of the #XboxScorpio is the added horsepower to run games at 4K resolution, the decision to broadcast the E3 media briefing in Ultra HD is a wise move.

This will give be a chance to showcase all the games coming to the console over the next year that will support the higher resolutions. "Forza Motorsport 7" is a given along with other anticipated first-party titles like "Sea of Thieves," "State of Decay 2," "Crackdown 3," plus any unannounced surprised Xbox Head Phil Spencer and company may have up their sleeves.

Third-party titles will have a huge presence as well with "Destiny 2," "Call of Duty: WWII," a new "Assassin's Creed" and more games to be released this fall alongside Xbox Scorpio.

Sony will not host its PlayStation E3 press conference until more than 24 hours after the Xbox E3 event. This gives Microsoft a chance to showcase third-party games on the Xbox Scorpio well before the lesser-powered Playstation 4 Pro.

Xbox Scorpio packs a punch, but is it enough?

The Xbox Scorpio is certainly powerful enough. The recent spec reveal unveiled a faster CPU with customizations to squeeze even more power out of AMD's eight-core piece of hardware. The GPU is the main source of the power boost and will provide 6.2 Teraflops of rendering power thanks to triple the number of compute units over the Xbox One and an increased clock speed on part with AMD's RX 480 graphics card.

These two upgrades are paired with memory upgraded to 12GB DDR5 sporting a total memory bandwidth of 326GB/s. Reportedly 8GB will be dedicated to games while the remaining 4GB will be used for the operating system.

Whether all this added power allows the Xbox Scorpio to run games at a native 4K resolution will be of interest for gamers.

The PlayStation 4 Pro uses various tricks and techniques to bring games up to a 4K resolution, but most are not rendered natively.

For example, Bungie revealed "Destiny 2" will run at 30 frames per second (fps) on the PS4 Pro because the CPU is not powerful enough to process all the necessary information to run at 60 fps. The possibility the Xbox Scorpio may be CPU-limited too will be a topic to watch.