Big Xbox 360 announcement expected at CES

Posted on Thursday, Jan 03 2008 @ 00:55 CET by Thomas De Maesschalck
The Seattle Times claims Microsoft will make an important announcement regarding the Xbox 360 at CES 2008 in Las Vegas next week. Perhaps this will be a new Xbox 360 with a built-in HD DVD player.
The paper doesn't say exactly what Gates' revelation will regard at the electronic show, but it does go on to speculate that it might be the reveal of yet another Xbox 360 SKU with built-in HD-DVD playback.

"Microsoft may be preparing to license the Xbox gaming platform to consumer-electronics companies," says Seattle Times columnist Brier Dudley. "In particular, Microsoft could work with Toshiba to develop a digital video recorder with a hard-drive, high-definition HD-DVD drive and Xbox gaming capabilities.

"They're already allied against Sony and other backers of the Blu-ray DVD format," he continues, "and Toshiba could help Xbox finally penetrate the Japanese market.


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