Microsoft and Xbox appeared in court earlier this year over Activision’s $69 billion acquisition of Blizzard. A number of previously unseen documents from those court hearings have been leaked, revealing Xbox boss Phil Spencer’s consideration of acquiring Nintendo and Warner Bros. Games, an Xbox Series X/S refresh and a new Xbox controller planned for 2024, and potential remakes of Fallout 3. and The Elder Scrolls IV: Oblivion. Another leaked document details the company’s plans for a next-gen hybrid console in 2028. edge.

This document stops short of revealing what a console is, what it might be called, and what it might one day look like. However, it does reveal some important details about its architecture and how Xbox views it as a hybrid gaming platform that uses the cloud.

In the “Our Vision” section of the document, Microsoft writes, “To develop a next-generation hybrid game platform capable of leveraging the combined power of the client and cloud to deliver deep immersion and an entirely new class of game experiences. Optimized for real-time game play and creators, we go beyond the capabilities of client hardware.” Enabling new levels of performance.”

The document lists “key strategic decisions and investments” related to CPU, GPU, graphics innovation and more. You can check it all out for yourself below:

FTC vs. Microsoft via court documents The Verge

edge Another document has been obtained showing a timeline of Xbox console releases, dating back to the original Xbox in 2001. That timeline has “next gen” listed for 2028, “cloud hybrid games” and “immersive games and application platform.”

FTC vs. Microsoft via court documents The Verge

Another document suggests hardware design will begin in 2024, with dev kits arriving in 2027 before starting in 2028. edge About that and for more details.

For more, read about how Xbox boss Phil Spencer considered acquiring Nintendo and Warner Bros. Games in 2020, and then check out the refreshed Xbox Series X/S and new Xbox controller coming next year, according to Microsoft documents. After that, read about how a leaked Microsoft document hints at remasters of Fallout 3 and Oblivion, and how The Elder Scrolls VI won’t be released until at least 2026.

(Source: edge)

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