Xbox 720 What can be Expected?

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Xbox 720 is scheduled to be launched on May 21, 2013 in Redmond, Washington and it is expected that many game lovers are counting their fingers to get on the date. As a game lover, you might be excited and expecting to get the gaming machine in your hand and take home with the purchase but it is expected that this year, the game lovers will only get a sneak peak with its release like PlayStation 4 last year.

Against the expectation for the release of Xbox 720, Microsoft confirmed that the release. It is highly expected that the launch of Xbox 720 will be taking place in May this year with a final launch in June but other indicators are signaling it to be released in Christmas 2013. Concentrating on the expectation among the game lovers, Xbox 720 is also scheduled to be released in November. The gaming machine is expected to carry the price tag of $ 499 or $299 with a monthly $10 subscription. With all this contradiction and expectation, it is for sure that the game fanatics will surely get a love at first sight with Xbox 720 on May 21.


With Xbox720, there are many gossips surrounding it. The console of the gaming device will be launched sporting an 8-core 64-bit APU running at 1.6 GHz, 8 GB of DDR3 memory and a large external HDD for storage, according to VGLeaks. It is also coming out that Microsoft will be coming up with an Internet-based business model for this game console, means that the gaming device will be active only with an internet connection. It is also expected that Xbox 720 will be more of an entertainment system than a gaming console. It is anticipated that the features of the gaming device will work similar to television. If this would happen then it is expected that Xbox 720 will be dominant to television and set top box.

Kotaku reported that the upcoming Xbox 720 is made in such a way that two games can be played at once. It also requires game installations, new controllers because it is expected that the gaming device is built with a wireless technology working with Kinect sensors that has higher accuracy, hardware processing, improved voice recognition, stereo imaging and improved RGB camera.


It is rumored that Xbox 720 is coming up with reduced graphics potency and have similar CPU like that of PS4 as it is expected to have Jaguar-based CPU clocked at 1.6 GHz. It is also expected that the console will contain AMD’s 7000 series graphics based on 28nm Graphics Core Next (GCN) Southern Islands tech. Gamers expect that it will have less power because it is thought to have having 12 processing clusters-AMD Radeon 7790 chip.

No concrete answers have been discovered questioning is it will come up with a Blu-ray drive or not. Some say that it will not have a BD drive but instead, it is expected to have a Blu-ray drive. BDs can hold more data and a standard dual-layer BD can contain 50 GB of data. It is expected that Xbox 720 will be coming up with 1080p 3D support, Blu-ray player and DVR functionality.

About Saikrishna Tipparapu

Saikrishna is a student of Computer Science & Engineering and he is also a part time blogger who also blog at TSKSOFT. Started blogging in 2010 for fun and later its became a profession, helping co-bloggers and sharing the knowledge to everyone from what he learned.


  1. The first thing we can’t judge Xbox 720 right now! Many rumors are out about it but not a exact features or specification. Really waiting for that to be unveiled. But, as per our post I can say that It will have best GPU and Processor. Waiting for the official launch. And by the way, thanks for this awful info 😀

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  2. Oh! A nice Xbox indeed. It’s really attractive but i know when it’s out the price will be so expensive, I wish i will have money to get all this.

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