The last Xbox was released almost seven years back by Microsoft. It was a long wait for the next update and finally fans have something to cheer about. Microsoft is finally going to release a new Xbox.
The new Xbox is being named unofficially as Xbox 720. The rumors about the new game console from Microsoft were being heard for a long time. The device is going to hit the shelves for the 2013 shopping season. This news was reported by Bloomberg News citing unnamed insiders this week.
According to Dina Bass and Ian King from Bloomberg News, “The new device is planned for Thanksgiving and Christmas sales, said the people, who declined to be identified because the product road map is confidential. The software maker hasn’t decided whether to unveil the new Xbox at an industry event such as the E3 show in June, or a separate event devoted solely to the machine, one of the people said.”
The new device is also known among the fans as the Xbox Infinity, Xbox Loop or Durango. The updated version of the Xbox will surely have better features than its predecessors. According to experts the new Xbox will be faster and more powerful. It can feature deeper Kinect integration. It may even feature augmented reality 3D into gameplay. As per the magazine Xbox World, the device will be released with “Kinect 2.0″ and a built-in Blu-ray drive and can support augmented reality glasses.
According to TechRadar, the new Xbox 720 from Microsoft will carry a price tag of $299. This must be an exciting update for game lovers as they will get more closer to their gaming world with Xbox 720.