RealGamerNewz takes a moment to compile some of the most reliable Xbox 720 news being reported on. At the moment, this is all to be considered “Rumors and Speculation” which major game companies like Microsoft will refuse to comment on so they don’t prematurely blow the load on their massive advertising campaigns. Highly demanded product however, requires a continuous stream of news to keep the public happy. This is how “leaks” happen, by becoming a mechanism of free word of mouth and experimentation. Through this type of underground news release, we have gotten a good hold on some interesting features that are speculated to be in the Xbox 720.
The “Always Online” Feature
“Always on” is a rumored feature that the Xbox 720 must stay connected to the internet at all time to play games, However these rumors have not been stamped as true. If this were true many people will question if new Xbox owners have to buy Xbox Live to stay tune to what’s happening like the current Xbox 360.
Rumor has it the Xbox 720 will come with an updated version of the Kinect. Upon getting the new Xbox 720 the Kinect must be on when using the console. However the Kinect will be coming with upgraded features such as being able to identify 6 people instead of the normal 2 which means better and bigger party games to be enjoyed by all, the Kinect also now can recognize 25 points one each skeleton instead of the 20 points need on the current Kinect.
The Xbox 720 is speculated to have a new ability that lets you be able to switch from a game to the dashboard or another app, Possibly even another game then allows you to switch right back to your original game or process and continue from where you left off. This is a very handy ability that has not yet been featured and any other console.
Game Install Program
Each Xbox 720 is rumored to have a 500GB hard drive reports show that with this space games are needed to be installed just like you would install a game onto a computer, However you can play these games while they install so there is no long wait to play the game once you bought it.
Controllers and Peripherals
The new Xbox 720 controllers are rumored to a upgraded similar version of the Xbox 360 controllers but the old 360 controllers will not be able to work on the new Xbox. The controllers are said to be working with a new “Wireless technology”.
The controller was reported in Xbox World Magazine to have an “HD screen the is surrounded by the traditional 360 buttons and sticks” and it could be used as “a remote control for you TV”.
Leaks of new devices such as “Xbox Surface” which shows specs of a “Tablet device” and a separate “stationary computing device”. It has been reported that it will be like a touch screen 720 controller similar to the Wii U.
A patent by PatentlyApple was found that plans of a 360 degree 3D projector that would work with the Kinect to give the player a nice 360 environment that could be worked with.
A Reputable MS blogger has stated that Xbox 720 will be smaller the Xbox 360 and will be cheaper to the kinect adoption. He then went on to say “It will use a Zune HD-like hardware platform- a MAIN processor with multiple cores for graphics, AI, physics, sound, networking, encryption and sensors”.
The Xbox 720’s system chip began production towards the ending of December 2011 according to tech site fudzilla. It’s been reported that IBM and Global Foundries of Microsoft. Xbox 720 will be a PowerPC CPU.
VG247 reported that Xbox 720 will have a blu-ray player and will be powered by 2 GPUs “Its Like 2 PCs taped together”. the Graphics cards is like the AMD’s 7000 series. CVG reports that the devkits will be packing a 16-core CPU.
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