Posted by Jeremy on June 23, 2004 11:44 AM
A recent flow of "spec leaks" regarding the Xbox Next (Xbox 2, Xenon) from sources such as Spong.com
plus a heavily hyped article regarding the Xbox Next's backwards compatibility
have all been shot down by a statement from Microsoft. MS says, "Recent stories in the press about future Xbox products are nothing more than pulp fiction." Granted, specs (fake or not) are fun to think about but are meaningless in a console that still has at least a year-and-a-half before launch.
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?Recent stories in the press about future Xbox products are nothing more than pulp fiction. Microsoft hasn?t made any announcements regarding the next generation, so it?s far too early to speculate about specifics, including backward compatibility. In fact, this media conjecture is irresponsible. The credibility of any publication willing to compromise fact in favor of a catchy headline must be questioned. Xbox fans are smart enough to distinguish truth from sensational reporting.?