Skip to content
Advertisements

‘New version’ of Xbox due in next 18 months


By: Eddie Makuch

Xbox360_56140_screenA "new version" of the Xbox will be on store shelves sometime during the next 18 months, according to a new job advertisement at Microsoft.

"Over the next eighteen months, Microsoft will release new versions of all of our most significant products including Windows (Client, Server, Phone and Azure), Office, and Xbox, along with completely new offerings like Microsoft Surface," reads a line from the requisition.

[UPDATE] Following the publication of this story, a Microsoft representative told GameSpot, "Microsoft is always looking for talented people to innovate now and in the future. We don’t have any further comment on this or any other job posting."

Earlier this week, Microsoft shot down speculation that it had confirmed a new Xbox, saying comments from Microsoft general manager Brian Hall were misunderstood. In an interview last week with The Verge, Hall name-dropped "new Xbox," but Microsoft said he was actually speaking about this fall’s new Xbox Live update.

The analyst consensus is that the next Xbox, as well as the PlayStation 4, will be on store shelves for holiday 2013. A recent 56-page document supposedly originating from Microsoft said the next Xbox would launch in 2013 at $299 bundled with the second iteration of the Kinect, among other updates.

Source: GameSpot

Advertisements

Let me know what you think :)

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.

%d bloggers like this: