November 21, 2012

What You Can Expect in the Next Xbox

Devin Coldewey, NBC News

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What will this new Xbox be called? Almost certainly not the Xbox 720, or 365, as have been suggested. Microsoft purchased a few Xbox 8 domains, but that name might be confusing for consumers. The most tantalyzing possibility is that Microsoft will follow the trend of calling a product just by its name: Xbox. That would certainly simplify things.

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