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By Tom Phillips Published 08/04/2013Microsoft will reveal its next-generation Xbox at an event on 21st May, multiple reports have suggested.The console will launch in "early November", seasoned Microsoft analyst Paul Thurrot has revealed. These details have been independently backed up by The Verge.Named just "Xbox", Microsoft's machine will be "expensive" and cost around $500 (roughly £326, although likely higher in the UK). A lower price $300 (£195) model will also be available with some form of subscription.

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Edited by skyn3t - 4/8/13 at 9:25am
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I'm to the point that I don't even care until Microsoft announces it directly. With how much flack Sony got for releasing a 500-600 dollar console, you would think that Microsoft would stay around their acceptable price range of 400 dollars.
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With all the rumors of always-on, the weaker specs, and (useless imo) Kinect features, if Sony can launch at 400 or below, Xbox will be DOA (at least until price drops and/or Halo 5 launches, at which point fanboys will buy up every unit available).
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I'm to the point that I don't even care until Microsoft announces it directly. With how much flack Sony got for releasing a 500-600 dollar console, you would think that Microsoft would stay around their acceptable price range of 400 dollars.

It will be always $100 below compared with PS3/4 This way M$ gives the user $100 to spent on gadget's
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I will watch with interest. I have no intention of buying an Xbox anyway but it will be facinating to see if Microsoft does go the "Always online" route. What will be more interesting will be the subsequent fallout if they do. May 21st may be the time to cash out your microsoft stocks people!
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WIth tablets and smart phones costing, atleast $300 nowadays with a contract and $500 without and people buying them all the time mostly for gaming, facebook, youtube and instagram, why would a console that cost $300-$500 be any different? Times have changed, and people are spending more on gadgets.
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With all the rumors of always-on, the weaker specs, and (useless imo) Kinect features, if Sony can launch at 400 or below, Xbox will be DOA (at least until price drops and/or Halo 5 launches, at which point fanboys will buy up every unit available).
Fanboys will buy up every unit anyway. And then they will actually try and defend the reported "Always online" crap.
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Still rumor bin stuff...though I have little doubt in the info...just saying it isn't from an official Microsoft source so it is still rumor.

The only thing official we have thus far is:
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"We have not made any announcements about our product roadmap, and have no further comment."
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Originally Posted by Da1Nonly View Post

WIth tablets and smart phones costing, atleast $300 nowadays with a contract and $500 without and people buying them all the time mostly for gaming, facebook, youtube and instagram, why would a console that cost $300-$500 be any different? Times have changed, and people are spending more on gadgets.

A cell phone is a device that is quickly becoming needed for daily life now days. People who pay for a cell phone uses it every day. People go in and out of gaming through out the year and don't want to have to pay money for a service because they are stuck in a contract. Contracts are a negative thing and when people hear the therm "Contract" they are immediately going to put a red flag on the new Xbox

Edit: I'm more of an Xbox guy now a days, but I'm buying all of the consoles. I hope Microsoft doesn't screw up the Xbox division with all of these garbage rumors. Also the kinect can burn to ashes
Edited by Dapman02 - 4/8/13 at 9:59am
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I've always loved microsoft for doing that, $100 cheaper then Sony Playstation is the least of a benefit when your paying a monthly fee for xbox Live anyways!
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