Next Xbox to emphasize sharing, let publishers decide 'always-on' connection
Posted by GaryOPA | April 28 17:55 EST | News Category: Xbox_Xbox360
|Plus, 'broader Achievements', video capture, new friend system, and more! |
According to Polygon, the next Xbox console will introduce new social network elements, video capture functions and 'cross-game' Achievements.
Also, it will let publishers mandate 'always-on' games.
Ready for another "XBOX 720" related rumor?
According to a report by Polygon, the next Xbox, set to be unveiled during a May 21 event on Microsoft's Redmond-based Xbox campus, will bring a slew of tweaks to the social aspects of the upcoming console.
The site sources claim the console will have a video sharing system similar to the PS4, broader achievements, and a Twitter-like Xbox LIVE friends system. Also, it will let publishers to decide 'always-online' for its games...
There you have it.
Nothing is confirmed yet so, as always, take the above with a grain of salt. Stay tuned for the official reveal next month!
News-Source #1: Next Xbox DRM Rumors (via) 360Crunch
News-Source #2: Next Xbox DRM achievements live (via) PolyGon
Next Xbox to emphasize sharing, let publishers decide 'always-on' conn
Posted 28 April 2013 - 10:55 PM
Posted 29 April 2013 - 12:36 AM
Edited by sabbath_dude, 29 April 2013 - 12:41 AM.
Posted 29 April 2013 - 05:42 AM
Posted 30 April 2013 - 02:08 PM
All sounds a bit like steam to me.
But steam games for the most part work even offline once they are installed to your library on your pc.
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