When will the next Microsoft Xbox be released? This must have been a big concern since Sony officially unveiled its PS4 last week. There were reports that indicate a June release event of Xbox on the E3 before. But some clues and reports suggested that Microsoft might put the date forward, pointing to early April release. And, just the very recent, Rob Crossley, the editor of CVG, leaked the official release date of Microsoft’s next Xbox via her Twitter account. In her Twitter, she mentioned that “The next Xbox event is scheduled for April 26th, I’ve been told by someone I trust. Microsoft may change date, obvs, but dirise tentatively.” Taking into account of the previous rumors that Microsoft would make some big moves in April, this new report seems to be great possible.
As for the detailed specs of Xbox 720, there’s no official information. But most rumors give the console the code name "Durango". And according to VGLeaks’ claims, it’s going to be a pretty powerful system as well. If the rumors are true, it will rival the PlayStation 4's innovation of 8 GBs of RAM, making this a very close battle between systems.
- CPU: Eight individual CPU cores clocking in at a total of 1.6 GHz.
- GPU: Custom-built D3D11.1 class processor clocking in at 800 MHz.
Storage and Memory:
- 8 (GB) of DDR3 RAM
- 50 GB 6x Blu-ray Disc drive
- Wi-Fi and Wi-Fi Direct
- Image, video, and audio codecs
- Kinect multichannel echo cancellation (MEC) hardware