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Microsoft Patent Reveals Future Multi-Component Gaming System

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Steve Dougherty | Apr 24, 2007 at 09:10 pm CDT (0 mins, 41 secs reading time)


The lads over at DailyTech have acquired information which relates to the supposed characteristics of Microsoft's next-gen gaming console (which will superseed the 360).

A filing to the U.S. Patent Office indicates that the next games machine from MS may well be multi-faceted, incorporating both handheld and console devices by wired and wireless connectivity. Sounds pretty damn impressive, lets hope its true!



A filing to the U.S. Patent Office may reveal what Microsoft has planned for its gaming platform after Xbox 360. The patent describes a multi-component gaming system that incorporates both handheld devices and console devices by wired and wireless connections.

The patent's abstract describes the system as a process "to take advantage of another gaming component's processing capabilities and memory capacity, each gaming component is capable of utilizing another gaming component to process gaming applications."


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