Think it's about time for the Next Generation Gaming Console ?
For Hardcore gamers of the next generation consoles, people who perhaps use both PS3 and Xbox 360 regularly for the latest games as well as traditional PC gamers have probably been thinking over the last year how dated and poor the graphics are starting to seem on the latest Xbox 360 games, sure they still manage to make some pretty impressive stuff but things like viewing distance, texture details etc are compromised and you only have to look at games on the PC even as far back as Crysis 2 now to see how stripped down the Xbox 360 and Sony Playstation 3 games are in comparison to the latest PC games of 2012.
Meet the New "Xbox" Console
Confirmed Design & Named simply Xbox
Here we have a photo of the new Xbox Console in all it's glory
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When is the new Xbox 360 Going to be released
Why have we Waited so Long ?
Another factor is also the Cost of Development, developing these consoles in modern times costs millions and millions to develop, they have to be thoroughly tested for overheating, compatibility and of course they need to test the general concept works and will work in a multi selling online gaming environment.
If you were one of the first people to buy the Xbox 360 when it was first released back on November 22nd 2005 you will remember the cost of the console and all the claims that Microsoft were actually losing money on each console sold compared to how much they cost to make them which is a big step for any company, having to rely on the popularity of the games to earn back their loss on each single console sold.
So when is the next Xbox Console going to be released then ?
Well rumors around the next xbox console have been speculating for over a years with names attached such as the Xbox 720, the Xbox Infinity (due to MS registering Xbox8.com) to name just a couple but as it's been only in the last couple of month's a certain voice over from a hugely popular franchise let slip that he was working for a game for "The Next Xbox" and not the Xbox 360 for a game that will be released in November 2013, so it could be quite possible that we will be looking at The Release of the New Xbox in November 2013, possibly the 22nd like the Xbox 360 which was released 8 years ago to the day, leaving kids begging their parents for the New Xbox 360 as their christmas present.
Features of the All New Xbox 2013
Looks great doesn't it ?
The New Xbox Console boasts of slot Blu-ray drive and a very sleek design.
New Xbox Features
New Xbox Specs
More Powerful Console :: Better Graphics
Well this we know for definite, the sole reason for ever releasing a new console is always that software technologies from gaming engines is moving faster than the hardware released meaning game developers wanting to expand on ideas but being limited by such things as RAM, Graphics power and memory and on the Xbox 360 of course the limitation of 8.5 GB DVD discs.
It's been confirmed by Microsoft that the console will contain a Quad core processor as well as, 8 GB of RAM, Superior Graphics & Memory to be able to handle the test of time for future released games of possibly up to 10 years from release.
Media, Memory & Storage
A lot of people believe the new Xbox console named 'Durango' will come with a Blu-Ray Player built in as well as larger capacity hard drives (Probably 512gb or 1TB) to be able to handle larger files such as Full HD video files, obviously larger demos and game addons and of course cloud storage facilities.
It is also believed that it's highly possible that some games are downloadable only just like the current market place as MS are encouraging smaller software houses to develop for the next generation console.
Although it took Microsoft a while last time i think it is safe to say that the New Xbox will be backwards compatible with the Xbox 360 and even Xbox Marketplace in general, the last thing MS need is people complaining there paid for addons, themes, classic xbox games etc are wasted so it makes sense to connect to the same online marketplace so Xbox 360 & New Xbox owners can continue as they have done in the past.
Augmented Reality & Kinect
It has also been announced that shortly after release Microsoft are working on an integrated Augmented Reality Device type headset as well as the less exciting Kinect 2.0.
New Xbox Details
Your thoughts on the New Xbox
Will you be buying it ? does it sound good to you ? dissapointed ? let us know what you think