According to the latest Windows Weekly podcast, the next console from Microsoft under the Xbox brand is codenamed ‘ten’, and is expected ‘holiday 2012’ – about twelve months from now.
The podcast is hosted by one Leo Laporte but it’s Paul Thurrott that’s talking about Ten – he writes lots for Windows-based publications and, you’d imagine, knows lots of folk that know other folk…
Of course, this could be complete nonsense, or something as simple as an Xbox revision, but we’ve heard sillier rumours (‘Xbox Loop’, anyone) over the last few months. Industry chatter currently pins the successor to the 360 at around about 2013-14.
If – if – this is anything like true, what happens to Halo 4, which was originally scheduled for the same time period for the current Xbox 360…?