Bloomberg Rumor: Xbox 720 unveiling at E3 2013, launching in the same year

Microsoft Corp. (MSFT) will release the next version of its Xbox console in 2013 at the earliest, as the company squeezes at least one more year of sales out of its current model, said two people with knowledge of the matter.

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slavish3385d ago

pretty obvious after m$ said no new system this year. next xbox and ps4 will launch within a few months(or even weeks) of each other

AgentWD403385d ago

I do expect something of an announcement at E3 though, even a tech demo. Microsoft are doing quite well and with Halo 4 releasing this year the last thing they want is a new console stealing halos thunder. As for the PS4 I do see Sony previewing it at this years E3

BDSE3384d ago

How plain can MS be? They's categorically denied anything will be announced about the next XBOX at E3.

No tech demo, no hints, no hardware, no games- nothing.

halocursed3384d ago

This seems like a plausible case because Halo 4 is releasing this year so there's no way Microsoft is going to announce a new console and dampen the hype which will surround Halo 4 during its release.

tigertron3384d ago

If not E3 2012 then most definately 2013. Especially a release.

tehpees33384d ago

I'm surprised by it. I thought MS would at least not let Nintendo parade around the show. When N show GTA V people will be opening champagne bottles at their hotels all night.

gamingdroid3384d ago (Edited 3384d ago )

They are probably waiting to see what Nintendo is up to, before MS releases their next console. One year head start is an advantage, but it is far from detrimental.

In many ways, releasing later gives you plenty of advantages IF you take advantage of them.

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