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Submitted by -Mezzo- 1038d ago | rumor

Next Xbox reveal due 21st May, costs $500 or $300 with a subscription, reports suggest

EuroGamer - Microsoft will reveal its next-generation Xbox at an event on 21st May, multiple reports have suggested. (Gadgets, Gaming, Microsoft, XBox 720)

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-Mezzo-  +   1038d ago
Yup, i think that where they should keep it, same goes for the PS4.
newsguy  +   1038d ago
500 is a lot
ThichQuangDuck  +   1037d ago
Should aim for 400. I won't touch 500 unless online is free and games yes games for a gaming console are revealed other than the greats of netflix and dashboard
mushroomwig  +   1038d ago
A subscription for the next Xbox is a terrible idea, imagine having to pay that and then having to pay for Xbox Live.

On top of all that 'it actually says 'must be internet-connected to use' in the notes'.

So, an internet require subscription based Xbox? thank you.
Software_Lover  +   1037d ago
The subscription is xbox live, isn't it?
caseh  +   1037d ago
'must be internet-connected to use'

This is probably in relation to Xbox Live, if you notice this Orth guy mentions this quote from the documentation but clearly has no idea what it relates to...
adorie  +   1035d ago
Old, but I want to participate. This is no better than a cellphone. a Cellphone is more detrimental to every day life than an Xbox or even a NEXTbox, so I am willing to foolishly part with my money for a cellphone than I would an Xbox.

Until I can fold an Xbox in my pocket and hook it up to my monitor or TV to play hi-def, full gaming experiences, no-no.
ps3_pwns  +   1038d ago
if the next box is 500 that means its actually $560 because of xbox live.

the 300 dollar model with subscription is probably the same type you get when you get that new iphone at the lower price but end up paying 70 dollars a month for the service and probably on a 3g network. also you gonna have to pay for live as well. who knows like could become a monthly payment incorparated into your subscription.

basic - tier 3g always online 50 a month.
premium tier 3g always online + xbox live 70 a month
master tier total package 3g always online+ XbL+ monthly data cap increased to 2 full game downloads and 10 xbl arcade games a month. you dont get free games only after you purchase the game do they allow you to donwload up to a maximum of 2 before you must do data over
age charges
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CraigandDayDay  +   1037d ago
Why would we want 3G in a console? LoL Hell if anything i'd rather it be 4g LTE
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DOOMZ  +   1037d ago
No one knows anything...
Just wait for the announcement people...
ps3_pwns  +   1037d ago
people know stuff and stuff leaks its a fact of life and happens in all tech. waiting for an announcement isnt what consumers do. instead they buy what has already been announced and preorder that and bash or forget about what hasnt been announced. MS is messing up even apple tells you when there announcments are and they do it when they say and leaks and rumors are close to the final product. heck people find the new iphones in bars lol.

they and you can wait all you want because they losing sells as we speak. why get an announced product when there is one already announced that developers like and praise and has power hmm.
Tzuno  +   1037d ago
400 max. After a year they will sell it at 300.
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MilkMan  +   1037d ago
I had heard of the subscription based model, but I thought it would be like 99 down and a fixed amount monthly. 300 initially is just insane. $500 for this console s a lot also.
Should cap at 400 and lots of games.

Anyway, well see what crap M$ pulls out of their collective asses.

I'm quite happy with my WiiU and look forward to PS4. NextBox had better impress the crap out of me.
cell989  +   1037d ago
subscription based? sounds like an ATT/Verizon contract to me, pay $300 for it, and be stuck with a contract for atleast 2 years. I dont think so....
fatstarr  +   1035d ago
lol microsoft what are you doing lmao.

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