News about X-Box 720 (?) plus news about GPU.

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  • Loghorn 22 Oct 2009 01:47:18 41 posts
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  • Fizzog 22 Oct 2009 01:48:13 4,108 posts
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    1/10
  • Loghorn 22 Oct 2009 01:48:36 41 posts
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    Sorry about that, it didn't get posted before.

    http://www.computerandvideogames.com/article.php?id=225416

    If Microsoft doesn't get a complete overhaul on graphics next gen, & if Natal takes off, we could be seeing another Wii like console with MS, just like with the Wii itself. Oh, no...

    More news about the launching:

    http://www.videogamesblogger.com/2007/03/13/next-xbox-720-to-launch-in-2011-2012-according-to-microsoft.htm
  • urban 22 Oct 2009 01:49:22 10,938 posts
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    go waaaaayyyyyy
  • Psychotext 22 Oct 2009 01:55:03 53,919 posts
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    I was thinking about this "forward compatibility" stuff the other day... if they can pull it off (and assuming they've made devs stick to certain standards, it may be possible) then I think it'd make me much more likely to pick up their next gen machine.

    Up the resolution / framerate / AA / AF on your old games? Win.
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  • ElNino9 22 Oct 2009 01:56:14 13,322 posts
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    I've heard that Sony will make the new Xbox 720.

    Hated, adored, never ignored.

  • Retroid Moderator 22 Oct 2009 02:03:16 44,505 posts
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    C+VG wrote:
    A return to ATI would make sense of course, because it'd mean backwards compatibility with Xbox 360 would be possible.
    Fail.

    MS own the patents on the 360 GPU, they made sure of that after the Xbox; on which they didn't, Nvidia hold them.
  • Feanor 22 Oct 2009 02:06:50 14,125 posts
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    Psychotext wrote:
    I was thinking about this "forward compatibility" stuff the other day... if they can pull it off (and assuming they've made devs stick to certain standards, it may be possible) then I think it'd make me much more likely to pick up their next gen machine.

    Up the resolution / framerate / AA / AF on your old games? Win.

    Apparently it's a cert requirement that 360 games are coded entirely using MS approved APIs - no coding directly to the "metal" like you saw with (for example) late PS2 games.

    So that would help 360 games run on the next Xbox.
  • Deleted user 22 October 2009 02:11:44
    Feanor wrote:
    Psychotext wrote:
    I was thinking about this "forward compatibility" stuff the other day... if they can pull it off (and assuming they've made devs stick to certain standards, it may be possible) then I think it'd make me much more likely to pick up their next gen machine.

    Up the resolution / framerate / AA / AF on your old games? Win.

    Apparently it's a cert requirement that 360 games are coded entirely using MS approved APIs - no coding directly to the "metal" like you saw with (for example) late PS2 games.


    And PS3.

  • Lexx87 22 Oct 2009 02:12:23 20,869 posts
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    I've not done this forever.

    N@...N@...um.

    is gay!

    Speak the truth hussy!

  • Deleted user 22 October 2009 02:13:01
    >:(

    meanie
  • Lexx87 22 Oct 2009 02:13:48 20,869 posts
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    /offers hug

    Speak the truth hussy!

  • Deleted user 22 October 2009 02:14:11
    lol :p
  • Deleted user 16 June 2012 11:35:03
    Polygon have a supposedly leaked MS document detailing features of the '720':

    http://www.theverge.com/2012/6/16/3090944/microsoft-xbox-720-kinect-2-kinect-glasses-doc-leak-rumor
  • Rose-of-Sorrow 16 Jun 2012 11:54:25 500 posts
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    Would a leaked document, if legit, really refer to Microsoft's next console as 'Xbox 720'!? :rolleyes:
  • Trowel 16 Jun 2012 12:11:08 17,533 posts
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    Absolutely zero chance that's legit judging by the way the logos have been jumbled together in that balloon, given what little I know about brand guidelines and clean space around logos.
  • CosmicFuzz 16 Jun 2012 12:26:18 23,771 posts
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    Rose-of-Sorrow wrote:
    Would a leaked document, if legit, really refer to Microsoft's next console as 'Xbox 720'!? :rolleyes:
    Probably - that's what Bungie's contract with Activision called it remember.

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  • CosmicFuzz 16 Jun 2012 12:31:15 23,771 posts
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    And to be honest it looks rather legit I think. It's 56 pages, not many folk would go to that length for a laugh. Also if it was made in 2010 then it was pretty much speculation anyway.

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  • Deleted user 16 June 2012 12:43:01
    Yes, it almost seems like a 'this is what we're aiming for' rather than firm details.

    The Kinect Glasses are an interesting detail. Were Google's Glasses a known project back in 2010? Wikipedia page doesn't explicitly say when they were first announced, but most the sources are dated 2012
  • Whizzo 16 Jun 2012 12:47:23 43,061 posts
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    CosmicFuzz wrote:
    Rose-of-Sorrow wrote:
    Would a leaked document, if legit, really refer to Microsoft's next console as 'Xbox 720'!? :rolleyes:
    Probably - that's what Bungie's contract with Activision called it remember.
    I doubt if it will end up being called that but they certainly have used the name in the product placement that's in Real Steel.

    If it's a fake document someone has put a lot of effort into it, as an aspirational document for future planning I can see it potentially being genuine.

    Edited by Whizzo at 12:49:18 16-06-2012

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  • Mr-Brett 16 Jun 2012 12:50:10 12,747 posts
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    There had been rumours about Project Glass for a while but I don't think they went back as far as 2010.

    Portable view - Never forget.

  • RobTheBuilder 16 Jun 2012 13:09:53 6,521 posts
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    720 is a logical codename, but I would be surprised if it kept that name.

    Still, we never expected Wii or WiiU to survive...
  • RichieTenenbaum 16 Jun 2012 13:12:36 2,187 posts
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    Looks like they don't plan to make it themselves...
  • mal 16 Jun 2012 13:43:31 22,418 posts
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    They don't make the 360 themselves do they? I assumed they outsourced everthing to foxconn like everyone else.

    Cubby didn't know how to turn off sigs!

  • Folant 16 Jun 2012 13:51:37 1,161 posts
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    Wouldn't they call it by Django or whatever it is? (Like Sony would refer to Orbis. Nintendo revered to Revolution before the name was announced. Etc.)

    Posted from my Nexus 4, not using Tapatalk 4.

  • Peew971 16 Jun 2012 14:21:08 4,710 posts
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    It's a bit disconserting that a video website doesn't deal with this news because no one works on weekends. It's the internet Eurogamer, have someone working on weekends!
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