"We have some details about Durango’s Alpha kit and its components. Bear in mind that these “specs” aren’t final, the ones that Xbox 3/720/Next will have in its final design are bound to vary." - VGleaks
To be honest with you, I'm not even sure if we need a new generation of consoles at the moment. What's lacking are new IPs - not technical limitations.
But with more powerful consoles, comes better A.I, better physics, bigger games, less limitations to what the dev can do. It's not all about graphics, the extra ram etc will come in very handy
How is that party chat on PS3 going ? Oh.. let me see It will not happen due to 256MB RAM issues. Have you tried to play Borderlands 2 in Split screen ? Yeah 15 fps and tearing all over the place... "no technical limitations"
Yeah, I think for what some developers are shooting for is advanced and upgraded hardware. The software isn't lacking. Playstation for example has titles from Uncharted to Journey, to Last of Us, to Killzone, to Unfinished Swan, to Last Guardian and Ni No Kuni. Each one of these games has visuals that rivals many other forms of gaming art but of course we still have limitations, closed spaces, clipping, and hiccups, installs, patches, etc. With greater hardware will come bigger world's, more dialog, more animations and a more realistic experience. If you think Naughty Dog can do amazing things with a 6 year old console..wait for next gen.
Have you seen planetside 2? Sony is not putting it on ps3 for a reason.. great graphics + 2000 players + 25 Mile maps = need ps4.
Most games i see today don't wow me though except for Last of Us and MGS Ground Zeroes. It maybe because their is less creativity due to hardware limitations but idk, i think next gen would be great soon after Last of Us and Ground Zeroes is out.
Haha dazzrazz - you really believe that? That something like party chat is not happening because of 256MB RAM? And the split screen issue? Those are not technical limitations - those are poor optimizations of the engine - which can be addressed. The problem here is gaming industry politics. Whether its worth it.
is that fake ?
I know that this is an Alpha kit but I cant see these specs being in the nextgen Xbox 8GB-12GB ram no way. It would cost too much. Look at the price of the WiiU which has 2GB. I would say about 4GB would make more sense.
FYI ram is cheap as hell. Not expensive at all.
Wii U is that price because of the controller. The controller is probably 30-40% of the production cost instead of 5%-10% like most other consoles.
8GB of RAM is definitely possible. To achieve that amount, they would have to go with DDR3 (Very cheap, but bandwidth starved). So in order to compensate for the low bandwidth of DDR3, MS would have to include eDRAM; which would be somewhere around 32/64MB eDRAM. So 8GB of DDR3 + 32/64MB eDRAM is what we should expect the next-gen Xbox to include.
Agreed, only they will most likely use DDR4. It will be standard by 2015, and it will be cheaper than DDR3. Its also faster and has less powerdraw.
For those of you who still think we don't need next gen, then don't buy it when it comes out. Don't even read the articles about it or comment on them, cuz your not ready. For the rest of us, hurry up and get this shit out! I want it now!!
Well here are the WiiU specs so i would think the PS4&XB720 or what ever their called should be 2 to 3 times as powerful as the WiiU. http://wiiuspecs.com/specs/
I hear when you take the console apart, inside is a brick. Only a couple of Xbox 360 came with one lol. Does anyone remember the story of people gutting out the 360's and returning them with a brick inside? People do crazy things for games. Lol
the specs are fine and all, but i'm more interested in the games. here's hoping that this this has good exclusives, because i really don't want MS heavily focused on Kinect, and Halo. i want it, but but i need to see the games.
this one is not going to rrod,i think that we will see some new xboxs burn really!Just look at the size of the alfa kit,thers no way MS is going to put does same specs in a small case like the slim xbox without having massive burns!They will have to cut the specs in half to get a stable machine in a small case enviroment.Just like tthe WII-U KITS were stronger than the final console the same will happen with the next xbox.SO take this specs has one great big rumor!
If this PC/Desktop Hardware mock-up is the NeXbox/Durango specs, it's looking damn good, and it shows that Microsoft's hardware dev staff are listening to Devs like Crytek, Epic, Dice, Id & Bethesda. And they are making sure their console will be able to tackle MOST, if not ALL the graphical technology that PC's can do right NOW and well into the next 5-7 years after it's release. 8 core/x64 CPU with 8GB+ of total system RAM is hell of a start. It trashes the Wii-U spec 4 times, at least in memory specs. Sony's hardware Dev teams better pay attention and use this mock specs to take advantage on how they're going to dress up the hardware of the PS4/Orbis. Since the xbox1 microsoft has used the advantage of coming out later than the ps2 to OUT-SPEC the ps2's Emotion Engine with a stronger CPU, GPU, more RAM with better online & HD support. Sony's ps3 came out later than the x360 and had the opportunity to out-spec x360's RAM cap of 512mb Unified RAM w 10mb EDRAM, at first microsoft thought only 256mb was enough and Epic had to threaten & arm twist MS into upping it 512mb or they won't make Gears of WAR for their console. Sony hardware dev team decided to MATCH x360's ram cap instead of going bigger. If the ps3 had 1GB/512x512mb of RAM instead of 512/256x256mb, all these crappy multi-plat ports wouldn't have even been an issue. If the ps3 had 1gb of RAM it would have VOICE CHAT capability!! Since sony hinted that the ps4/Orbis is coming out the latest of all the next-gen consoles, they BETTER take advantage to OUT-SPEC the Durango at least in GPU POWER and most important total SYSTEM MEMORY CAP! If the Durango's going to have 8 cores, so should the orbis, If Sony still using AMD's chipset it might be off AMD's FX series/locked version. see. http://en.wikipedia.org/wik... well here's hopen'
8 GB RAM (12 GB in the devkit) would be awesome. That is 4 times the Wii U and 16 times the Xbox 360. 8 cores CPU does not sound bad either. We have heard so many rumors, it is really hard to even find a direction where this is going.
Can't wait! Gimme gimme!
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