Microsoft to Announce Next Xbox at E3 in June 2013?
Everyone is expecting Microsoft to *finally* announce the newest edition of their Xbox system this year and now all signs are pointing to a major launch announcement at E3 2013, June 11 - 13 at the Los Angeles Convention Center.
The first generation was released on November 15, 2001 in North America, followed by a November 2005 launch of the Xbox 360 making an update long overdue.
Today, Microsoft's Larry Hryb (known as Major Nelson in gaming circles) posted a countdown clock to E3 on his blog which is only adding fuel to the fire. <
Rumors about the next generation device have the system being more close aligned with other recent Microsoft releases including Windows 8, Windows Phone 8 and the Surface. We'll know more in 159 days!
The latest update was a 4GB 360 with Kinect, released in November of 2010 that was seen as a widely discounted holiday item. That device canmewith the newly designed Xbox 360 that includes built-in 802.11n Wi-Fi, 4GB of internal flash memory, touch sensitive buttons and a custom port for the easiest connection to controller-free fun of Kinect for Xbox 360.