Bloomberg: The next Xbox will be here by the holidays of next year

Bloomberg: The next Xbox will be here by the holidays of next year
According to sources, the upcoming Xbox 8/Xbox Next/Xbox 720/Xbox will be ready in time for the holidays next year.

The device will be ready for the Black Friday shopping period but it is unclear whether the company will unveil the product at E3 or at a separate event devoted to its unveiling.



Rival Nintendo just released their Wii U on November 18th, and Sony has been rumored to be planning the PS Orbis (PS4) for next year, as well.

Despite being seven years old, Microsoft managed to sell 750,000 Xbox 360 consoles this month thanks to Black Friday promotions.

The upcoming console is rumored to introduce Kinect 2.0, Blu-ray support, directional audio, a TV output and input, a new 'innovative controller' and finally, augmented reality glasses (to be released in 2014/15). Current dev kits "boast a CPU with four hardware cores, each divided into four logical cores" and 8GB of RAM, as well, allegedly.

Written by: Andre Yoskowitz @ 29 Nov 2012 19:16
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  • 2 comments
  • megadunderhead

    you know what makes me laugh if the rumors are true and the orbis comes with the glasses xbox might already be doomed in the ar reality game

    1.12.2012 18:38 #1

  • blueboy09

    Originally posted by megadunderhead: you know what makes me laugh if the rumors are true and the orbis comes with the glasses xbox might already be doomed in the ar reality game Yeah, but think of how many headaches that young kids will have that are not used to this will have! Not all kids can see with field of depth. Hell, I'm an adult, and can't see 3D worth a damn, so I can imagine what a kid who is still developing even with eyesight that's good could still have trouble seeing these images...

    Chance prepares the favored mind. Look up once in a while and you might learn something. - BLUEBOY

    3.12.2012 19:45 #2

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