Leaked Microsoft document reveals plans for Xbox 720
Are we at the limits of the Xbox 360? Are we ready for the next-gen gaming console from Microsoft? For those of you who are already wondering what will the Xbox 720 contain, a leaked Microsoft document has some hints for you.
A leaked Microsoft document has revealed to the public a glimpse about what will the Xbox 720 contain. The leaked document was created way back in August 2010 and shows the planned improvements and features of the upcoming Xbox 720. It was mentioned also that it will have a release sometime in 2013.
Below are some of the pictures from the leaked Microsoft document:
Below is Picture 3 from the document which details a roadmap and a release of the Xbox 720 in 2013:
Who wouldn’t get excited after seeing the details of that document? The technical specs reveal that the Xbox 720 will have six to eight 2Ghz ARM/x86 cores, two additional ARM/x86 cores that will power the OS and three PowerPC cores for backward-compatibility functions. That makes the Xbox 720 several times more powerful than the Xbox 360. It will also have support for 3-D 1080p, Blu-Ray, the new Microsoft Kinect and the upcoming SmartGlass. It will have a price tag of $299.
But what is the really interesting part is the tagline of the presentation declaring the Xbox 720 as the “only box needed for entertainment in your living room”. That means Microsoft is planning for the console to have integration with not only your TV display, but also with other devices and appliances inside your living room as well.