Xbox set-top device reportedly coming next year
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Microsoft is readying an Xbox set-top box focused on casual gaming and streaming video, The Verge reported today.
According to the report, several sources told The Verge that Microsoft is planning on releasing the new device next year as an inexpensive alternative to its longstanding hit console, the Xbox 360. The set-top box is expected to offer the ability to play casual games and stream videos, and would be sold alongside the existing Xbox.
“The device will run on the core components of Windows 8 and support casual gaming…
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