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Xbox 720 to offer Kinect 2.0 and Blu-ray drive, says Xbox World

Xbox 720?

Xbox 720?

Microsoft’s Xbox 720 will unveil a new version of Kinect, a Blu-ray drive, and an A/V port for watching and recording broadcast TV, at least according to details leaked by Xbox World. Promising “next-gen secrets inside,” the latest issue of the U.K.-based magazine dug up several reported specs on Microsoft’s next console. First off, the Xbox 720 will introduce Kinect 2.0. Microsoft has been as publicly mum about the next version of Kinect as it has about all details concerning the new Xbox. But a company document leaked in June touted a higher level of accuracy, stereo imaging, better voice recognition, and the ability to track four players at once. Read the full story at CNET.

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