A potential future roadmap for Microsoft's Xbox strategy suggests a bold new future of gaming. (Click to enlarge.)
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An atomic rumor in the gaming world exploded on Saturday, perhaps the largest in recent memory, innocently tucked away in a random NeoGAF forum thread. The weapon, a leaked 56-page confidential Microsoft Powerpoint file, serves as a possible early vision for Microsoft's Xbox strategy through 2015 by including juicy conceptual details about the codenamed Xbox 720, Kinect 2, and several pairs of augmented reality glasses.
CNET contacted Microsoft for comment, and a representative noted the company doesn't comment on rumor or speculation.
Within the presentation reside some sensational conceptual ideas for the future of Microsoft's overall entertainment platform. Honestly, despite the bold propositions, very little of it reads as farfetched or illogical. As the hours progressed past the initial leak, an assortment of supplementary details gave further credibility to this massively impactful document (originally teased last month by Nukezilla). First, the... [Read more]