"I suppose the timing is just about right for these rumors to pop up. Fudzilla, quoting unnamed "industry sources" is saying that ATI has secured the GPU rights to the next generation Xbox.Xbox-720
To be fair: It may have. It wouldn't be all that surprising, given the smooth graphics of the Xbox 360 and the lingering bad blood between Microsoft and nVidia over the pricing of graphics chips in the original Xbox.
But, folks, we're still a good ways away from the next Xbox. And Fudzilla hurts its credibility by saying the console refresh was planned for 2010. That wasn't the plan before the recession and it wasn't the plan when the Xbox 360 launched."