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  • According to a report from Edge, the Xbox 720 will allegedly require an internet connection

  • to function.

  • A new Xbox Live will also play a huge role in the console's services, and improved Kinect

  • hardware will launch alongside the system. Edge's sources also explain that the Xbox

  • 720 will use Blu-ray discs for physical media. Furthermore, the report claims that the recent

  • Xbox spec rumors are largely accurate, including Microsoft's use of an AMD eight-core x64 1.6

  • GHz CPU, 8GB of DDR3 RAM, and a robust hard drive.

  • While the Xbox 720 and PlayStation 4 apparently resemble PC architecture, other development

  • sources claim that Sony's upcoming next-gen equipment is a preferable platform to work

  • on, and its OS is less "oppressive" than Microsoft's next-gen solution.

  • These rumors come on the heels of Sony's tease of the future of PlayStation, which will be

  • revealed at an industry event in New York City on February 20th. IGN suspects that the

  • PlayStation 4 will be officially announced at that time, along with the possibility that

  • next-gen games will be unveiled.

  • The possibility that the next Xbox would require an internet connection will prove controversial

  • if true. Broadband penetration is at 90% in the US as of last September, but still -- if

  • your internet goes down for whatever reason you won’t be able to play Xbox?

  • Here’s hoping the rumor isn’t true.

  • For more on the future of video games, stay tuned to IGN.

According to a report from Edge, the Xbox 720 will allegedly require an internet connection

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    阿多賓 posted on 2013/04/08
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