Rumor: New Xbox to Launch in 2010?

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  1. Rock Raiyu
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    I call bs on this...unless its true and Microsoft has an upgrade option like they did with the Original Xbox.

    News Source: Kotaku
     
  2. Agjsdfd

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    Oh come on..
    the tech has moved very fast. There could be so much to update on the hardwares of the 360.
    better graphics, sound, etc. everything can be improved.

    Whats the point of the "redisigning..."
     
  3. kalmis

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    Hmm I really hope this is not true. It is just now we are starting to see excellent games for Xbox360. And didn't some MS chief recently talked something about wanting a long lifespan for Xbox360 ala PS2 10 year style?
     
  4. Renzozuken

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    so its like a ds to dsi?
     
  5. personager

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    Seems like it. But those were just handhelds, this one the other hand, is an entire console.
     
  6. Maikel Steneker

    Maikel Steneker M3 Fanboy

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    I would actually be glad. This is a new chance for Microsoft. If their hardware is truly good this time and won't break in 50% of the cases I'm sold.
     
  7. Vidboy10

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    Fake. they said they would release there next console in 2012 or 2013.
    I call dibs on calling this BS
     
  8. Trolly

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    But this isn't a next console is it? It's just a slightly improved hardware revision with Project Natal bundled. And I most certainly think this is true, Microsoft would be dumb not to push the hardcore to buy new hardware with slightly improved graphics, and to push the casual by marketing this new hardware revision for them (which it most likely will be, a casual-esque push for the system).
    I think this is exactly what Microsoft needs and wants to do, and if this proves successful, they could take some wind out of the Wii's sails/sales.

    EDIT: And on interoperability between the hardware revisions, Microsoft have a hell of a lot of money, and can at least afford to push companies to take advantage of newer hardware (while also sacrificing nothing on the original) at the start of this newer hardware's life - this would at least create more appeal for the console in the short run. However, I have to agree I can't see a scheme like that being successful in the long run, developers will probably just not bother with the extra graphics power unless pushed by Microsoft.
     
  9. DeadLocked

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    Seconded. I reckon this is real, although it won't be as big as a new console it will be more popular than DSi that's for sure. (UK anyway)
    Anyways, 'bout time microsoft "1upped" one on PS3 like Sony has been trying to do for ages.
    Even more offtopic: Microsoft can buy exclusivity for ANY game with the amount of £££$$$£££$$$ they have right now
     
  10. JDandy

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    Oooh burn.
    But seriously, I doubt microsoft will release a new console, whether it uses old tech or not. Natal is supposed to increase the 360's lifespan up to 2015, and releasing a new console would do the exact opposite.
    That said, did anyone say what Natal is, concretely? Is it a peripheral you attach to your TV, or is it (not likely, but hey) a speshul gaming TV?
     
  11. Finishoff

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    Seems fake to me, reminds me of the fake PS3 firmware update that adds new content such as crossover chat. Rumors means nothing imo.
     
  12. shakirmoledina

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    what i call silly is if they name is 720... agreed that they do not have the potential of the ps3 but to do remake is actually to attract more cuz this 360 has become stagnant
     
  13. Defiance

    Defiance oh my god.. it's full of trading cards...

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    I sure hope Microsoft doesn't do this.. I would never want them to follow the footsteps of Nintendo.

    Don't worry, it's fake.
     
  14. Maz7006

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    Exactly what happened to the PS3 in my opinion [​IMG]

    Just imagine the price of this thing, that if it exists.
     
  15. DarkLG

    DarkLG Wow One Shiny Ribbon!!!!

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    Wouldn't it be Xbox 540? lol
     
  16. zeromac

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    Wow i think the new xbox wouldn't really be a big improvment because there still releaseing awesome stuff for the 360 not sure on the new one tho