I’ll say right off the bat, I’m a Sony fan. However, as an aspiring member-to-be of the industry as a whole, I like to think I can peer over the rim of my Sony tinted glasses when required; … a Sony tinted monocle maybe?
So like many others, I was intrigued to see what Microsoft would bring to the battlefield to lock analogue sticks with Sony, once again.
Unlike Sony, Microsoft did actually reveal their console today (more on that later) and confirm it will release later this year. Along with that they also released a slew of other information that was glossed over during the main presentation.
It was confirmed the unit has 8GB of RAM, an 8 core processor, 500GB HDD, USB 3.0, Blu-ray and high-speed wireless; much of what people already knew from leaked and rumoured information.
I believe what most people were interested in was Microsoft’s general direction for the console and what other features it would bring to the table, separating and potentially surpassing that offered by Sony. So what can this new Xbox do? Continue reading