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#1 Xbox-Scene

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Posted 07 March 2007 - 04:48 AM

Rumor Overheard at GDC: Next-Gen Zune Available in August
Posted by XanTium | March 6 22:48 EST | News Category: Xbox360
 
From gizmodo.com:


This is horribly irresponsible rumor-mongering, but we over heard this tidbit about the Zune over at GDC. Apparently, if the person was correct and our ears didn't fail us, the next-gen Zune will be available in August. Unfortunately for the first-gen Zune team, the next version will feature gaming, which is supposedly making them feel dejected over working on a product (1st gen) that will be "abandoned".


Full Story: gizmodo.com




#2 ILLusions0fGrander

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Posted 07 March 2007 - 04:11 AM

i can see a lot of positive responses to this thread!

guess i have one reason to be glad i havent gotten one [yet?].

Edited by ILLusions0fGrander, 07 March 2007 - 04:12 AM.


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Posted 07 March 2007 - 04:19 AM

My friend has a Zune, and he absolutely loves it. Even some of my friends who have iPods tell him they would rather have a Zune. Frankly, I don't see the need for gaming...it is a media player after all...

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Posted 07 March 2007 - 04:42 AM

I have a zune and i love it and i do feel kinda pissed off but thats ok anways, i have a psp with fw 3.10OE so i can play all the classic games that i want. However i WILL be pissed off if they do completely forget about the 1st gen zune and do not offer any new firmware or anything like that for it.

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Posted 07 March 2007 - 01:22 PM

This sucks. I still love my zune but so far there is no homebrew, no crack for the 3x3 rule, and now m$ wants to make my zune obsolete. I guess thats technology for ya.

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Posted 07 March 2007 - 05:42 PM

I have my Black Video Ipod, does everything I need.

To bad Zune aint released in Europe yet.

Edited by bucko, 07 March 2007 - 05:42 PM.


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Posted 07 March 2007 - 07:39 PM

Wow. This is rather upsetting considering I pretty much just got my 1st-gen Zune...

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Posted 08 March 2007 - 12:33 AM

THIS REALLY PISSES ME OFF. I just got mine at Christmas, I hate to think that something I'm still paying for is OLD now. What the hell is wrong with the oringal Zune? I'm going to call Microsoft and see if I can get my money back or something, total BS. I doubt Microsoft will get any farther slapping another version out on the market. Thats why I bought the Zune to begin with, I thought that it was something that would last.... grr.gif

Edited by LegendDJ, 08 March 2007 - 12:34 AM.


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Posted 08 March 2007 - 03:15 AM

QUOTE(Fuzzy @ Mar 7 2007, 07:46 PM) View Post

Wow. This is rather upsetting considering I pretty much just got my 1st-gen Zune...

Same here, I just hope they at least give us a few more firmware updates.
There are still a few things that need to be fixed.

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Posted 08 March 2007 - 05:47 AM

omg im go glad that i looked at this!!!!
i was like i week away from buying a zune and upgrading the HDD to 80GB!!!
i will definetly wait till this new one!!!

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Posted 08 March 2007 - 05:59 AM

I've been on the zunescene forums and theirs some rumers that this might be the xbox protable that is going to be released under the zune brand.

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Posted 10 March 2007 - 04:34 AM

i dont care about any next gen gaming crap. I m asking for a zune for my bday in may and ill be able to show off my big bulky ORIGINAL zuune just like ppl show off their 1st Gen ipods

Edited by Rotfloljfk, 10 March 2007 - 04:36 AM.





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